Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Boxing: India assures 5 medals at Strandja Memorial

2018 Asian Games Gold medalist Amit Panghal started the season on a strong note, assuring the semis berth after and medal after a closely contested 3-2 win to outclass Ukraine’s Nazar Kurotchyn. The Indian women pugilists too assured four medals at the end...

Olympic boxer says Sports Authority of India did not release money for his treatment

Two-time Olympian Boxer Manoj Kumar has now accused the Sports Authority of India of not providing him with funds to treat an injury procured at the recent Asian Games despite repeated promises, the Indian Express reports. His coach and...

Boxers from the North East have enormous potential: Mary Kom

She is the world’s number one boxer and a record six-time world champion which definitely means that she doesn’t need any introduction. There are a few sportspersons who come to define their sport in the long run because they...

Looking forward to a good showing in 2019: Nikhat Zareen

After a relatively uneventful 2018, boxer Nikhat Zareen has effectively made it clear that she intends for things to be different this year after she won a Silver at the National Boxing Championships held in IIS Vijaynagar this month....

Boxing: 60 women boxers to be part of National Camp

All top boxers of the country, including six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom and the three other medal winners at the AIBA World Championships held in New Delhi in November are among those 60 pugilists shortlisted for the national...

Former CWG medalist Ali Qamar named coach for women’s boxing

The Indian women's Boxing team has a new chief coach who is by far the youngest person ever in the top job. The Boxing Federation of India has appointed 37-year old Ali Qamar as the chief women's coach and...

Bollywood needs to break free from stereotypical portrayal of Northeast sportspersons

Coursing through the fabric that Bollywood has woven for us, it becomes an almost impossible task to escape the trap-like romanticised setting of mustard fields and unbelievably translucent chiffon sarees draped on 'perfect' bodies that lull the common sense...

Boxing Nationals: Mix of expected and surprising results on Final day

Most of the fancied finalists, sans world championships quarterfinalist Manisha Moun, kept their date with destiny to win gold at the JSW Sports 3rd Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships which concluded Inspire Institute of Sport here today. Only upset in...

Boxing Nationals: Surprise results as S. Kalaivani, Nikhat Zareen enter finals

There are a few surprises that have been thrown into the JSW Sports presents third Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships, taking place at the Inspire Institute of Sport here yesterday, as S. Kalaivani of Tamil Nadu and Nikhat Zareen...

Haryana and Railway dominate quarter final show at the National Boxing Championships

As many as nine pugilists from Haryana stormed into the semifinals, ensuring themselves medals at the JSW Sports presents 3rd Elite Women’s National Boxing Championships at the Inspire Institute of Sport here today. They were closely followed by the Railways...