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C A Kuttappa

Eager for national camp to start: Boxing chief coach Kuttappa

India's chief men's boxing coach C A Kuttappa says he cannot wait for the national camp to resume on June 10 after the COVID-19...
Indian Boxing league

Boxing federation plans resumption of training from June 10

The Boxing Federation of India plans to restart camp training for its Olympic-bound boxers from June 10, bringing both men and women together in...
Amit Panghal

Boxers’ training camp unlikely to resume soon amid logistical concerns

The ministry's go ahead has come and a Standard Operating Procedure is also in place but Indian boxers are unlikely to resume camp training...
boxing refrees

Officials above 60 years won’t be allowed in competition arena: BFI

Boxing events in the country, as and when they resume, will be held without spectators at well-ventilated instead of air-conditioned venues where officials above...

Amit Panghal requests Kiren Rijiju to revamp sports awards selection process

Repeatedly denied the Arjuna award for an "inadvertent" dope offence back in 2012, Asian Games gold-winning boxer Amit Panghal on Friday requested Sports Minister...

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....
Mary Kom

Delhi Police celebrates birthday of Mary Kom’s youngest son

Lockdown is hard on children with little chance of outdoor activity but for six-time world champion and Rajya Sabha MP MC Mary Kom's youngest...

World body threatens to suspend Boxing Federation of India on delay of outstanding dues

Faced with the wrath of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for non-payment of dues, India's national federation will be shelling out USD 120,000 by...
Amit Panghal

Boxer Amit Panghal speaks up for distraught farmers

For India's Asian Games gold-winning boxer Amit Panghal, the lockdown hasn't been about just staying fit and enjoying time with family, it has also...
Akhil Kumar

Akhil Kumar re-inducted into NADA disciplinary panel

Former Commonwealth Games gold-winning boxer Akhil Kumar has been re-inducted into the National Anti-Doping Agency's Disciplinary Panel. Akhil, who is also serving in Haryana Police...
Satish Kumarvideo

Video: How powerlifting squats can help boxers stay fit

This form of exercise called Powerlifting squat. It is a different kind of sport as well. Powerlifting work like other forms of heavy resistance...
India men's hockey team

Maintaining fitness will be biggest challenge for athletes: Viren Rasquinha

Former Indian hockey team captain Viren Rasquinha on Tuesday said that maintaining fitness levels would be the biggest challenge for athletes when they return...
Kiren Rijiju

Boxing will make India top-10 nation in Olympics — Kiren Rijiju

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju during an online video interactive session with India's elite boxers on Sunday acknowledged their efforts and said boxing will play...
mary kom

Boxers won’t play till clear guidelines are in place to ensure their safety

There is still some time before training resumes at national camps but even when it does, boxers will not engage in any sparring till...
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AIBA accuses BFI of not paying past host fee as well

The Boxing Federation of India has still not paid "almost two third" of the host city fee for conducting the 2018 women's world championship,...
Asian Boxing Championship

India loses hosting rights of 2021 Men’s World Boxing Championships

India on Tuesday lost the hosting rights of the 2021 men's world boxing championship to Serbia after the International Boxing association alleged non-payment of host...
Mary Kom (Image: The Week)

Mary Kom joins BFI’s interactive session to bust myths regarding injuries

Continuing the effort to enlighten boxers, coaches and officials during lockdown as the world battles the COVID-19 pandemic by staying at home, the Boxing...
Dingko Singh

Dingko Singh airlifted to Delhi for cancer treatment

Asian Games gold-winning boxer Dingko Singh was on Saturday airlifted from Imphal to the national capital for his liver cancer treatment. Dingko's transfer to Delhi...
Dingko Singh

Boxers Vijender, Manoj help raise funds for ailing Dingko Singh

Seasoned Indian boxers Vijender Singh and Manoj Kumar have stepped forward to raise funds for Asian Games gold-winning former pugilist Dingko Singh, who is...
Dingko Singh (Source: TOI)

Air ambulance to take ailing Dingko Singh to Delhi for cancer treatment

The 41-year-old, who is currently in Imphal, was due to undergo radiation therapy a fortnight back but could not come to Delhi because of the lockdown.
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