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Friday, May 20, 2022



What is the secret sauce of world champ Zareen's success: Clean punches, measured footwork, a ticking brain

May 20, 2022 7:59 am

Experts who have trained and managed newly-crowned world champion Nikhat Zareen list out what makes her special and areas for improvement.

It was my dream to trend on Twitter, says world champ Nikhat Zareen

May 20, 2022 7:51 am

After becoming only the fifth Indian woman boxer to become world champion, Nikhat Zareen, 25, spoke about her Olympics dream.

The new Tiger in town: Nikhat Zareen, out of Mary's shadow & now World Champion

May 20, 2022 7:49 am

Nikhat Zareen had spoken about moving on from the lost trials against Mary, and kickstarting her journey in 51 kg internationally. A Salman fan since her teens, she outdid Bhai's swag at Turkey with her gold medal.

Undefeated boxer Musa Askan Yamak collapses and dies in the middle of the ring

May 19, 2022 4:54 pm

Yamak was in the middle of a fight against Ugandan veteran Hamza Wandera when he collapsed at the start of the third round.

Explained: Why Tokyo bronze medalist boxer Lovlina has to change weight class

April 03, 2022 8:31 am

While Lovlina has to either step down to 66 kg or step up to 75 kg to be able to qualify for Paris, three established Indian male boxers will have to change their category.

Nikhat Zareen beats Tokyo Olympic silver medalist Busenaz Cakiroglu at 73rd Strandja Memorial Boxing

February 25, 2022 10:05 pm

Nikhat will now fight in the final at Europe's oldest international boxing tournament on Sunday and will look to win her second Strandja Memorial Boxing gold.

Strandja Memorial: Nitu, Anamika through to quarters

February 22, 2022 1:49 pm

Nitu outpunched Russia's Chumgalakova Iuliia 5-0, while Anamika defeated local hope Chukanova Zlatislava 4-1 to make the last-eight stage on Monday.

Former world medallist Sarjubala set for pro debut on February 26

February 22, 2022 1:33 pm

The diminutive former youth world champion is registered with the Indian Boxing Council.

Strandja Memorial: Sumit Kundu stuns world silver-medallist, 3 other Indians lose openers

February 21, 2022 7:38 pm

Reigning national champion Sumit prevailed 5-0 over his opponent on Sunday to set up a clash with Ukraine's Oleksandr Khyzhniak.

Velvet glove that forged Lovlina Borgohain's iron fist

February 11, 2022 3:43 pm

Sikkim coach Sandhya Gurung, who won the Drona last November, nurtured Tokyo medallist Lovlina Borgohain's early boxing career


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.