Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Boxing

2nd Junior Boxing Nationals to begin in Mohali today, Haryana touted as favourites

Over 750 boxers, including 300 in the women’s section, will participate in the BFI 2nd Junior National Championships, beginning at the Chandigarh University, Mohali, today. The event organised by the Punjab Boxing Association gives an opportunity to the young pugilists...

Inquiry initiated into World Boxing Body, could lead to withdrawal from Olympics

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today decided to initiate an inquiry into the International Boxing Association (AIBA). This is the initiation of a procedure which can lead to the withdrawal of recognition for AIBA....

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...