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Monday, October 25, 2021

MC Mary Kom


Skipped National Championships to give budding boxers a chance: Mary Kom

October 25, 2021 2:14 am

MC Mary Kom’s participation status in the World Championships still up in the air.

Mary Kom enters Olympic pre-quarters, outwits spirited Garcia from Dominica

July 25, 2021 2:24 pm

The 38-year-old, who is a 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, prevailed 4-1 against a rival who is 15 years her junior and a Pan American Games bronze-medallist.

Five boxers to watch out for at Tokyo Olympics

June 23, 2021 3:21 pm

Mary Kom is one of the most decorated women fighters in the amateur game with a record six world championships titles, the last of which came in 2018.

Mary Kom picked as chairperson of AIBA's champions and veterans committee

March 03, 2021 2:54 pm

Mary Kom has been picked as the chairperson of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) champions and veterans committee, a panel created last year by the world body as part of its reforms.

Before fatherhood, Virat Kohli looks at path laid down by Mary Kom

October 15, 2020 1:50 pm

Virat Kohli says he need not look beyond six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom when it comes to taking inspiration on how to strike a balance between parenthood and excelling in sport.

'I have fought for this day': Mary Kom's inspiring words after qualifying for Tokyo Olympics

March 12, 2020 3:34 pm

MC Mary Kom's inspiring speech after qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics 2020 is a must watch.

Mary Kom on punches, prayers and what still drives her

November 10, 2019 12:36 pm

Boxing champion MC Mary Kom, with a record-breaking eighth World Championship under her belt, has the answer.

'Who is she, I don't know her': MC Mary Kom on Nikhat Zareen

October 21, 2019 1:22 pm

Two days after Nikhat Zareen wrote to Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju demanding a trial bout against MC Mary Kom before India's squad for Tokyo Olympic qualifiers is decided, the Olympic medalist has said, "Who is Nikhat Zareen, I don't know her."

Will tell BFI to decide what's best for nation: Kiren Rijiju on Zareen's demand for trial bout

October 18, 2019 1:05 pm

Zareen had written a letter to Rijiju on Thursday, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China is decided.

Mary Kom head and shoulders above rest

October 11, 2019 10:48 am

In the semifinals on Saturday, Mary Kom will be up against second-seeded Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey, the reigning European Champion and European Games gold medallist.


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.

Priyanka Chopra takes ‘Mary Kom’ to Ahmedabad

August 24, 2014 9:19 am

Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra visited Ahmedabad to promote her much-talked about upcoming biopic ‘Mary Kom’.