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While children on roads suffer, police home delivers birthday cake for Mary Kom’s son

Picture 1: A boy, dead tired from a walk his little body can hardly take, sleeps on a suitcase being wheeled by his mother....
Rajesh Kasana | Source: Facebook

How Rajesh Kasana went from selling tea to becoming India’s best lightweight boxer

On the edge of the vast Thar desert resides the small country town of Bhiwani. Down a dusty lane in a half-built residential area,...

Indian athletes on cop duty amid COVID-19 lockdown

T20 World Cup-winning cricketer Joginder Sharma, Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning boxer Akhil Kumar and Asian Games champion kabaddi player Ajay Thakur are now full time police officers and doing their best to serve the nation amid lockdown.

Mary Kom’s appeal to all during the time of self isolation

"I am chilling, doing my exercises, taking care of my fitness and playing with my children after being away from them for almost one month," Mary Kom told in an interview.
Vikas Krishan (Image: TOI)

Vikas Krishan is on prowl to becoming India’s best-ever boxer in his last Olympics

Missing out on a chance at winning the gold medal in the recently-concluded Asian/Oceania Boxing Qualifiers could have been a setback for India's star...

5 unknown facts about Mary Kom

There are few things that are not known about Mary, but here are five interesting and lesser known fact.
Sarita Devi (Image: Boxing Federation and AIBA)

‘I Rise’ — Documentary on Sarita Devi’s life releasing soon for public

The story of boxer Sarita Devi is all set to be narrated as a film. The documentary has been titled 'I Rise'...

2010-2019: A decade where Indian boxing soared to new heights

Over many decades Indian boxing has always strived to keep spectators ‘excited’ via the power-packed performances of its pugilists, especially in the...
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EXCLUSIVE: Nothing wrong in not shaking hands with Nikhat: Mary’s coach

All the ‘bitterness linen’ that has been washed in public domain over the past few months didn’t quite play a ‘spoiler’ to...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Two medals at least at Tokyo Olympics,’ says Indian Boxing chief coach CA...

"Two medals at this year's World Championships, one of our best-ever performances," says Indian boxing chief coach CA Kuttappa. "That was special,"...
Vijender Singh

12-0 alright! But Vijender needs to step up to make a dent in professional...

"If he thinks I'll be one of his earlier opponents whom he'll brush by then he's very mistaken. I am a two-time...

Why were PV Sindhu, Mary Kom, Manika Batra tweeting the same #BharatKiLaxmi message?

It was a pleasant Saturday afternoon in Bangalore, one could say. There was a light breeze, a little chilly and yet, not...

Boxing Federation should be clear in communication — Santiago Nieva on Nikhat-Mary conflict

Team India High Performance Director of boxing Santiago Nieva said that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) should be careful to get rid of situations like the Nikhat-Mary conflict.

EXCLUSIVE: With eyes on Olympics, boxer Jamuna Boro planning to shift to 57kg weight...

Jamuna who won bronze in 54kg in her maiden World Championship that concluded recently in Russia is also confident of doing well in the upcoming qualifiers.

“All of us are slogging it out and what for?” Pinki Jangra questions Federation’s...

Pinki has been waiting for her big break, but the invincible run of Mary has ensured Pinki’s last major tournament was the 2014 Commonwealth Games,

Race to Tokyo 2020: How did India fare at World Championships in pre-Olympic year?

Just about 10 months remain for the 2020 Olympics in Japan and qualification spots have been the main talking point in the...

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Win like Mary Kom’ — Manju Rani’s secret mantra

In an exclusive interaction, World Championship silver medallist Manju Rani opens up on how Mary Kom inspired her.

EXCLUSIVE: Manju should have won the gold at World C’ships, says Coach Ali Qamar

The Indian contingent was visibly upset after the Paltceva's hand was raised as the victor instead of Manju's.

Boxing to cope with father’s death, Manju Rani is India’s new queen inside the...

Debutant Manju Rani went on to win the silver medal at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championship 2019.

EXCLUSIVE: Two-time bronze medallist boxer Kavita Chahal eyes hat-trick of medals at World Championships

Kavita Chahal, who has returned to the ring after childbirth, now carries an extra dose of resoluteness to dish out her best performance at the 2019 AIBA World Boxing Championships
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