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Shiva Thapa


Shiva Thapa, Pooja Rani enter finals of Olympic Test event

October 30, 2019 4:04 pm

Shiva Thapa (63kg) advanced to the final with a hard-fought triumph along with Pooja Rani (75kg) but two other Indians ended with bronze medals after losing their opening bouts at the Olympic Test event for boxing on Wednesday.

Shiva Thapa, six others enter semifinals of Olympic Test event for boxing

October 29, 2019 2:25 pm

Shiva Thapa (63kg) secured himself a medal at the Olympic Test event for boxing by winning his quarterfinal bout on Tuesday while six other Indians made the last-four stage without even stepping inside the ring.

IOC decision to strip AIBA right to conduct boxing in Olympics shocks Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal sees advantage

May 23, 2019 8:06 pm

Indian pugilists on Thursday gave a mixed reaction to the International Olympic Committee's recommendation to bar AIBA, the world governing body of amateur boxing, from organising the event at the Tokyo Olympics next year.

Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal lead home domination at India Open Boxing

May 22, 2019 11:18 pm

In the 52kg category, Indians ruled the roost with Panghal, national champion PL Prasad, former world youth champion Sachin Siwach and reigning Commonwealth Games champion Gaurav Solanki making it an all-Indian lineup.

I'm more aggressive now, says Shiva Thapa

May 19, 2019 7:05 pm

Shiva Thapa said he is more aggressive in his approach and hungrier for success as he gears up for the India Open boxing tournament beginning on Monday.

India Open: Shiva Thapa aims for a golden homecoming

May 17, 2019 11:03 pm

Four-time Asian championship medallist Shiva Thapa is gearing up to make his homecoming special by winning gold at the second edition of the India Open boxing meet in Guwahati from May 20.

Hurt the opponent from word go: Shiva Thapa's new ring philosophy

May 01, 2019 3:11 pm

A record fourth Asian Championship medal in his cabinet, Indian boxer Shiva Thapa says throwing caution to the wind and hurting rivals from the very first second is helping him rediscover himself after enduring an erratic season last year.

Shiva Thapa assured of fourth straight Asian Championships medal, enters semis

April 23, 2019 6:54 pm

Shiva Thapa, 25 from Assam, defeated Thailand's Rujakran Juntrong in a one-sided lightweight (60kg) contest. He prevailed 5-0 and has a tough semifinal lined up against Kazakhstan's Zakir Safiullin.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa makes winning start; Lovlina Borgohain enters quarters

April 20, 2019 9:16 pm

Shiva Thapa secured a thrilling 4-1 win over Korea's Kim Wonho and is now a couple of wins away from a medal to add to the gold, bronze and silver he won in 2013, 2015 and 2017 editions respectively.

Shiva Thapa, Sachin Siwach among six Indians in semis of Finland boxing tourney

March 09, 2019 4:44 pm

Three-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) and former youth world champion Sachin Siwach (52kg) were among the six Indian boxers to enter the semifinals and be assured of medals at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland.