Even as the top badminton players are skipping the international meets due to Covid-19, young shuttlers are willing to go the extra mile.
According to officials, talks are on with both the federations and there should not be a problem to practice in either of the two countries.
Around 500 boxers from across the country were logged in on Saturday.
Quarantine and no sparring or intense training initially in federation’s resumption SOP
Boxing Federation of India is hopeful of conducting nationals by October at least and then host an international camp.
The AIBA statement on Thursday was curt and debunked claims of the BFI that it acted in haste to award the men’s world championships to Belgrade, Serbia.
It is learnt that BFI officials were trying to negotiate in February the hosting fees which it was supposed to pay on December 1, 2019.
In a conference call with these boxers on Sunday, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh took stock of their preparations amid a national lockdown till April 14 to fight the pandemic.
There were incidents involving a boxer who could not enter the premises after coming back from consulting a doctor.
Boxers returning from Jordan will be asked to stay home-quarantined, have all health clearances: BFI
The boxers were training in Italy, one of the worst-affected by the coronavirus pandemic, till February 26.
The RBI last week seized Yes Bank after noticing a surge in withdrawals by depositors.