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Nikhat Zareen


Bosphorus Boxing: Nikhat Zareen stuns world champion Paltceva Ekaterina to enter quarters

March 18, 2021 2:59 pm

Nikhat Zareen stunned reigning world champion Paltceva Ekaterina to breeze into the women's 51kg quarter-finals at the Bosphorus Boxing tournament in Istanbul.

Father's words 'boxing is not for women' challenged me, says Nikhat Zareen

March 04, 2021 7:24 pm

Nikhat Zareen on Thursday said she had to overcome many hurdles in life, including opposition from her father, who once told her 'boxing is not for women', something which challenged her to go out and prove him wrong.

Nikhat Zareen, Shiva Thapa enter quarters of Strandja Memorial

January 22, 2020 10:18 pm

Nikhat Zareen (51kg) on Wednesday sailed into the quarterfinals of the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament after her rival Sevda Asenova abandoned their second-round bout in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Many highs and few lows for Indian boxing in Amit Panghal's year

December 29, 2019 3:43 pm

While Amit Panghal fetched India its first-ever silver at the men's Worlds, the redoubtable Mary Kom won her record-eighth Worlds medal and Vijender Singh remained unbeaten in the professional circuit.

M Kom. Final: The testy bout that ended 9-1 in Mary's favour

December 29, 2019 9:27 am

‘Who will go to the Olympic qualifiers?’ Mary answers the question, and a few others, en route to a 9-1 win over Nikhat at the trials.

Gloves off as Mary knocks out Nikhat on way to Olympics

December 29, 2019 8:58 am

The contest was a culmination of a months-long public spat over the 51-kg spot, during which Mary repeatedly questioned the need for a trial while Nikhat clamoured for a fair fight

'Mary Kom used foul language': Nikhat Zareen post-Olympic trial fracas

December 28, 2019 3:56 pm

After Mary Kom won the trial by a split decision against Nikhat Zareen, the scoreline became the subplot in the post-match fracas involving accusations of foul language used by the six-time world champion.

'I was a bit angry': Mary Kom after refusing handshake with Nikhat Zareen

December 29, 2019 10:35 am

Mary Kom beat Nikhat Zareen to qualify for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China. However, after the fight Zareen alleged that Mary Kom used foul language inside the ring.

Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen, books Olympic qualifiers spot

December 28, 2019 3:56 pm

Mary Kom will fight for Tokyo 2020 spot in the Asia-Oceanic qualifiers from February 3-14 next year in Wuhan, China after beating Nikhat Zareen in the 51kg category at the boxing trials.

Mary Kom vs Nikhat Zareen: Finally, the gloves to do the talking

December 28, 2019 8:56 am

On the first day of selection trials, Nikhat and Mary — nation's two best women flyweights — defeated Jyoti Gulia and Ritu Grewal — on paper, the nation's best women flyweights


'Angry' Mary Kom puts Nikhat Zareen trial to rest, books Olympic qualifiers spot

December 29, 2019 7:47 am

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg category) defeated Nikhat Zareen in an intense trial bout on Saturday to make the Indian team for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China.