Amit Panghal

Sports ministry says dope violators eligible for national sports honours if ban period served

The decision that will benefit the likes of boxer Amit Panghal, whose "inadvertent" violation in 2012 has denied him a shot at the honours.

published on : 8th September 2021

National Boxing gold-winners to make team for World Championships; Head Guards brought back

The country's Olympic-returned boxers will also have to compete and claim gold at the Nationals to be eligible for the global showpiece.

published on : 7th September 2021

Colombia pictures: Martinez gives Pangal a rude awakening in maiden outing

Seeded No 1 in men’s 52-kg category, Amit was making his eagerly-awaited Olympic debut in Tokyo and was up against Colombia’s Yuberjen Martinez in the Round of 16.

published on : 1st August 2021

Amit Panghal's Olympic disappointment: Coaches dissect what went wrong for boxer

It was something that has "perhaps never happened before", world number one flyweight Panghal being dominated.

published on : 31st July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: World number one Amit Panghal's campaign ends with shocking loss to Colombian Martinez

Panghal was put under pressure by the sprightly Colombian in the opening round itself but the pre-bout favourite ensured that he connected better to claim the first three minutes 4-1.

published on : 31st July 2021

Five get first-round byes, tricky early bouts for Panghal & Co

It looks like Panghal, who was handed a first-round bye during the official draw on Thursday, could face Martinez in his opening bout on July 31.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Bye for Amit Panghal, 3 others; tough overall draw for Indian boxers at Tokyo Olympics

An unprecedented nine Indian boxers would be vying for medals at the showpiece, where none could secure a podium finish in the 2016 edition.

published on : 22nd July 2021

The select few: A look at some Indians who have a chance this Olympics

Past form at big meets, recent performances as well as strength of field are taken into consideration.

published on : 18th July 2021

World number one Amit Panghal top-seeded for Olympics, Simranjit Kaur fourth

The seedings were unveiled by the International Olympic Committee's draws boxing task force, which is conducting the competition at the games.

published on : 9th July 2021

Indian boxer Amit Panghal to focus on reach and endurance

However, Panghal is not crying over spilt milk and is is already looking at ways on how he could build on from that brave display and win a medal at the Olympics.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Sanjeet gets gold, Panghal silver 

The Asiad champ seemed to control the rhythm of the fight as Zoirov, the reigning world and Olympic champ, showed his mettle to withstand pressure.

published on : 1st June 2021

Asian Boxing Championships: Sanjeet fetches surprise gold, close final defeats for Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal

Sanjeet triumphed 4-1 over Levit, who was chasing his fourth gold of the tournament and is an Olympic silver-medallist.

published on : 31st May 2021

Amit Panghal storms into final of Asian Boxing Championship

Panghal was in top form as he took control with his sharp counter-attacks against the defensively weaker Bibossinov.

published on : 29th May 2021

Defending champion Amit Panghal enters semis of Asian Boxing Championships

The World Championship silver-winning Indian won 3-2 in a high-octane contest in which he overcame a sluggish start and used his combination punches to telling effect in the last two rounds.

published on : 26th May 2021

Amit Panghal in semis of boxing tourney in Russia

Amit Panghal, who is also the reigning Asian Games champion, prevailed 5-0 against local favourite Tamir Galanov to make the last-four stage.

published on : 22nd April 2021
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