Mary Kom resigns as boxing’s national observer

MC Mary Kom the five-times world champion has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing after Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore made it clear that active sportspersons will not be considered for the position. “I resigned as national observer 10 days ago after having a word with Mr Rathore. I had been requested to […]

Ankushita wins the ‘Best Boxer’ title in World Youth Women’s Boxing

Ankushita Boro 17-year-old girl from Assam won The Best Boxer title in World Youth Women’s Boxing Championship held in Guwahati. Ankushita Boro sealed the fifth gold with her bout against Russia’s Ekaterina Dynnik in the 64kg final. To which she commented, “I am feeling great to have won gold and I thank everyone for their […]

Mary Kom: I am ready for the South Asian Women’s Boxing Championship

Indian star boxer and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom is ready for the upcoming South Asian Women’s Boxing Championship. Mary Kom said that she is working really hard for the upcoming South Asian Women’s Boxing Championship, to be held in Vietnam and is all set for the challenge ahead. Mary was back in her […]

Vijender looks to scale new heights, beat Zulpilkar

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will look to clinch his second title and keep his unbeaten record intact when he takes on undefeated Chinese Zulipikaer Maimaitiali here tomorrow (5). The 31-year-old former Olympic bronze-medallist will be fighting his ninth professional fight tomorrow and on the line would be his WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title. […]

Vijender Singh eyeing another knock-out punch

An impressive seven knock-outs out of eight bouts under his belt, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh today (31) said he is aiming for another “early finish” when he faces WBO Oriental super middleweight champion Zulpikar Maimaitiali of China in Mumbai on Saturday (5). Saturday’s “Battleground Asia” fight night will give both the boxers a chance […]

Mary Kom: It’s sad that India is third in world doping

Five-time World Champion boxer MC Mary Kom today said it is very disappointing that India ranks number three in doping and urged the government and SAI to do more to curb the menace. India were ranked third for the third year in a row in a doping violation report published by World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) […]

Amir Khan to clash with superstar Manny Pacquiao

Multiple world champion Manny Pacquiao has agreed to fight Britain’s Olympic silver medallist Amir Khan on April 23, both boxers said on Sunday (26). The 38-year-old Pacquiao had said four days ago that he and Khan’s management were in discussions for the fight, despite an earlier announcement the Filipino’s next bout would be against Australia’s […]

Vijender Singh targets Amir Khan fight after WBO title win

Vijender Singh insists his WBO Asia-Pacific super-middleweight title win in New Delhi is only the “beginning” – and is eyeing an unlikely clash with Amir Khan next. The Indian star, who won a bronze medal at the 2008 Olympic Games, beat Australian Kerry Hope on points after 10 rounds of one-sided action at the Thyagaraj […]