Follow Us:
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

MC Mary Kom


'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.

Mary Kom first woman athlete recommended for Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan

September 13, 2019 9:45 am

MC Mary Kom becomes first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan while PV Sindhu has been nominated for Padma Bhushan.

BFI should consider doing away with selection trials for performers: Mary Kom

August 21, 2019 4:24 pm

Mary Kom, a six-time world champion and an Olympic bronze-medallist, was chosen by the BFI selection panel based on her gold medal-winning performances at the India Open and a subsequent tournament in Indonesia.

Mary Kom opts out of Asian Championship; Sonia Chahal, Sarita Devi to lead Indian women boxing team

March 16, 2019 9:08 pm

MC Mary Kom has decided to skip the Asian Women's Championship to prepare for the bigger events ahead and in her absence, world championship silver medallist Sonia Chahal will lead the 20-member Indian contingent at the event.

Mary Kom on doping: Some coaches lead their wards the wrong way

January 31, 2019 9:50 pm

MC Mary Kom said some coaches are to be blamed for the ever-prevalent doping menace in the country as they lead the athletes the "wrong way".

World Boxing Championships: Twitterati congratulates 'magnificent' Mary Kom on historic gold

November 24, 2018 5:16 pm

MC Mary Kom scripted history on Saturday in the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship as she claimed her sixth gold at the tournament.


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’.