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Wednesday, August 12, 2020



Asian Games medallist Dingko Singh beats COVID-19

July 03, 2020 7:05 pm

Dingko Singh, who is suffering from cancer since 2017, won the battle against coronavirus after over a month.

Boxing coach returns to Italy to be with ailing wife

June 05, 2020 8:20 am

Bergamasco had returned to India before the nationwide lockdown came into effect on March 25. On Wednesday, he left the country on an Air India special flight from Delhi to Rome under the Vande Bharat mission.

From Rocky to Mary Kom: Seven must-watch boxing films

June 03, 2020 8:00 pm

The inherent nature of boxing is such that the sport is much more than two people just throwing punches at each other, rather, it acts as a culmination of a story.

Officials above 60 years won't be allowed in competition arena: Boxing Federation

May 22, 2020 12:10 pm

In its 19-page Standard Operating Procedure for resumption of training as well as competitions, the Boxing Federation of India has mandated health protocols similar to what the Sports Authority of India has suggested.

Lace them up: Boxing set for June 9 return in Las Vegas

May 22, 2020 9:43 am

Promoter Bob Arum said Thursday he plans to stage a card of five fights on June 9 at the MGM Grand, the first of a series of fights over the next two months at the Las Vegas hotel.

No sparring, no baton exchange: SAI releases SOP for training but keeps mum on restart

May 21, 2020 6:44 pm

After the decision to allow the opening of sports complexes and stadia for the fourth phase of the lockdown was taken, SAI has so far sidestepped queries on when exactly training can resume.

Evander Holyfield follows Mike Tyson’s lead, announces return to boxing

May 07, 2020 7:17 pm

Evander Holyfield's return to the ring has raised the prospect of a dream fight with his rival Mike Tyson who is also making a comeback.

WBC setting up judging from home via video for pro boxing

May 07, 2020 6:20 pm

The World Boxing Council has produced a protocol for fights during the pandemic that limit, for instance, a four-fight card to about 40-50 people at a venue.

No sparring in the time of lockdown for boxers till guidelines on safety in place

May 03, 2020 7:24 pm

Following an interaction with the BFI president Ajay Singh and the boxers, including Mary Kom, sports minister Kiren Rijiju said all necessary precautions will be put in place soon enough.

Dingko Singh to be air-lifted to Delhi for cancer treatment

April 21, 2020 5:55 pm

Dingko Singh will be brought to New Delhi on April 25 by the BFI to resume his treatment for liver cancer


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

August 02, 2018 6:41 am

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

June 05, 2016 12:09 pm

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

May 03, 2015 4:45 pm

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

October 01, 2014 10:08 pm

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