Friday, December 14, 2018

AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships

What the Boxing World Championships taught us about scoring in the sport

Apart from the fact that a relatively young and inexperienced team brought back four medals of varying colours at the recently concluded AIBA Boxing Women's World Championships where they were least expected to, two other not-so-positive instances stood out...

At 35, what fuels Mary Kom’s urge to keep going

If you saw the 48 kg category final clash of the Women's Boxing World Championships at the K.D. Jadhav Indoor stadium on Saturday, you might not have realised that there was an age difference of 13 years between the...

Sonia Chahal: The ‘other’ World Boxing medalist

On November 24, the legendary Mary Kom played the first bout of the finals at the AIBA Women’s World Championships in Delhi. The Indoor Stadium, the scene of the fight that would set the veteran boxer a notch beyond...

Why Mary Kom deserves the Bharat Ratna

“Mary Mary…” As the excitement levels reached a pinnacle and the vociferous cheers reached a crescendo inside the K.D Jadhav Indoor Stadium, Mary Kom remained a figure of composed determination as she walked out in the finals of the World...

Elated Sonia Chahal sets eyes on the final prize

India got 50 per cent of its script going right and, following the footsteps of M.C. Mary Kom, Sonia Chahal stormed into the final of the 57 kg class, while Simranjit Kaur had to satisfy herself with the bronze...