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Vikas Krishan


Vikas Krishan: Veteran boxer seeks to redeem London and Rio in Tokyo

July 22, 2021 6:35 pm

Vikas Krishan is the second Indian boxer to qualify for a third Olympic Games. In the previous two editions, it has been a tale of so-near-but-so-far for him.

Mission Olympics: Boxer Vikas Krishan prefers US Pro bouts to national camp in Patiala

July 30, 2020 1:52 pm

Vikas is currently training in Bengaluru's Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) with another professional boxer and close friend Neeraj Goyat after being asked to leave NIS Patiala for alleged violation of COVID-19 quarantine norms, later deemed unintentional.

Brothers from different mothers: Vikas Krishan and Neeraj Goyat

March 24, 2020 10:02 am

A bloody fight made them close friends and time turned them into brothers who constantly watch each other's back.

After booking Olympic berth, Vikas Krishan hopes to be third time lucky

March 09, 2020 8:06 am

Vikas Krishan sealed the Olympic quota with a unanimous decision over world no. 6 Sewonrets Okazawa of Japan in the quarterfinals of the 69 kg category at the Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifier.

Vikas Krishan enters quarters of Asian Olympic Qualifiers

March 07, 2020 2:36 am

Vikas Krishan clinched a 5-0 triumph to make the last eight stage, where he will square off against third seed and Asian silver-medallist Sewonrets Okazawa of Japan.

Vikas Krishan bests boxing trials to make it to Olympic qualifiers

December 30, 2019 4:56 pm

Vikas Krishan (75 kg), already a two-time Olympian, out-punched Duryodhan Singh Negi in a unanimous decision in the trial finals. Gaurav Solanki (57kg) and Naman Tanwar (91kg) also made the cut.

Vikas Krishan returns to amateur fold with South Asian Games, says next pro stint after Tokyo 2020

November 28, 2019 2:00 pm

The 27-year-old, who fought two winning bouts in the US pro circuit before returning to the amateur fold earlier this year

Vikas Krishan, Neeraj Goyat notch up wins in pro circuit fights

April 21, 2019 1:48 pm

Vikas Krishan remained unbeaten, while his close friend Neeraj Goyat also notched up a victory, rounding off a fine outing for Indian boxers in the professional circuit.

Vikas Krishan to fight second pro bout at Madison Square Garden on Saturday

April 19, 2019 9:19 pm

Vikas Krishan will take on American Noah Kidd in his second professional bout, which will be held at the iconic Madison Square Garden here on Saturday.

Vikas Krishan starts professional circuit with a win 

January 19, 2019 8:48 pm

Vikas Krishan was off to a winning start in the professional circuit, notching up a Technical Knockout against American Steven Andrade in New York.