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Asian Boxing Championships: With his guard up, Kavinder Bisht on brink of glory

With Akhil Kumar as guide, Kavinder Singh plots his way at the Asian Championships and finds himself a step away from a gold medal.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Ashish settle for Bronze, Amit Panghal reaches final

Shiva Thapa settled for a bronze medal at Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok on Thursday after losing to Uzbekistan boxer Bobo-Usmon Baturov in 60k semifinal.


Kavinder Bisht stuns world champ Kairat Yeraliyev to enter Asian C'ship semis

Like Panghal, Bisht too had made a jump — from the 52kg class — earlier this year and the boxer from Uttrakhand countered Yeraliyev’s attacks with a shell guard and landed his combinations when the world champion moved out.

Vikas Krishan, Neeraj Goyat notch up wins in pro circuit fights

Vikas Krishan remained unbeaten, while his close friend Neeraj Goyat also notched up a victory, rounding off a fine outing for Indian boxers in the professional circuit.

Deepak, Rohit Tokas enter pre-quarters of Asian Championship

Indian boxers were off to a good start in the Asian Championships claiming two pre-quarterfinals berths in the opening session of the continental showpiece in Bangkok on Friday.

Jarrell Miller denies knowingly taking banned substance

Jarrell Miller, who was due to fight WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion Joshua on June 1 in New York, wrote on his Instagram account he was devastated upon hearing his boxing license was revoked in New York State.


Jarrell Miller returns 'adverse finding' before Anthony Joshua bout: Eddie Hearn

American Jarrell Miller has returned an "adverse finding" in a voluntary drug test ahead of his world heavyweight title fight with Britain's Anthony Joshua, boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday.

Iranian female boxer cancels return home after arrest warrant issued

On Saturday, Sadaf Khadem beat local boxer Anne Chauvin in an amateur bout. The 24-year-old, who was in Paris on Monday, was returning to French city Poitiers.

Indian stakes in Asian Championships battle

With an eye on Tokyo Games, the continental championship this week will test the country’s preparations.

Cologne Boxing World Cup: Meena Kumari clinches gold as Indian boxers finish with 5 medals

Sakshi (57kg) and Pwilao Basumatary (64kg) lost their final bouts and had to settle for the silver while Pinki Rani (51kg) and Parveen (60kg) won bronze as India finished with five medals.

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Like a boss: This is how MP Mary Kom spends quality time with children

Comparisons of her dual role with a certain Manny Pacquiao only evoke laughter from MC Mary Kom but the five-time world champion says being an active boxer and a parliamentarian at the same time is no laughing matter.

Muhammad Ali, 'The Greatest', dies at the age of 74

Muhammad Ali's quiet later life was in contrast to the roar of a career that had breathtaking highs as well as terrible lows


Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Paris Hilton, Drew Barrymore, Justin Bieber in attendance

Stars were in plenty as Mayweather beat Pacquiao in the richest bout ever. Have a look!

Mary Kom rules the ring, Tintu Luka races to silver, Annu Rani lands bronze, Sarita Devi refuses medal

India won another gold via Mary Kom as the track and field athletes contributed to a silver and a bronze.