Boxing

Santiago Nieva set to continue, discussions on to get High Performance Directors at all levels

It is understood that Nieva was preferred to continue given the fact that he is well-versed with the boxing culture in the country, having been here since the summer of 2017.

published on : 18th January 2022

8 more boxers test positive, NIS COVID count rises to 26 but national camp continues

After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round of testing.

published on : 13th January 2022

Boxing: Santiago Nieva set to be retained as men's HPD for 1 year; BFI to advertise for women's HPD

SAI has allowed BFI to have HPDs for junior and youth boxers as well, so we will advertise for these positions as well.

published on : 13th January 2022

BFI suspends former secretary-general Jay Kowli for "dereliction of duty"

Jay Kowli, who is also a referee/judge, has been barred from all boxing-related activities in India and abroad due to dereliction of duty.

published on : 12th January 2022

Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan and MC Mary Kom to return to national boxing camp

The majority of the marquee names in boxing have been out of action ever since the Tokyo Olympics. After over five months, the boxers are finally set to return.

published on : 12th January 2022

International Boxing Association renews partnership with ITA as part of anti-doping measures

The move is part of the IBA's efforts to regain affiliation from the International Olympic Committee, which suspended it in 2019 owing to financial irregularities, and administrative issues.

published on : 5th January 2022

SA vs Ind, 1st Test Day 1: Hosts fight back but visitors still in a strong position

Resuming the post-lunch session at 83 for no loss opener Mayank Agarwal notched up his half-century. Mayank and Rahul notched up a century partnership in the 35th over of the day.

published on : 26th December 2021

India reaches 83-0 on 1st day of 1st test in South Africa

Mayank Agarwal was 46 not out and KL Rahul 29 not out as India followed its decision to bat first by progressing through the first session at SuperSport Park without losing a wicket

published on : 26th December 2021

SA vs Ind, 1st Test: Kohli opts to bat, Rahane plays ahead of Iyer

India has never won a Test series in South Africa and Kohli would look to create history on the Proteas turf.

published on : 26th December 2021

Internal conversation about captaincy is not for media: Rahul Dravid 

It has been a convention that Indian captain addresses the media ahead of the opening Test match of a series but it was Dravid, who took the questions ahead of the 'Boxing Day' Test against SA.

published on : 25th December 2021

SA vs Ind: Ajinkya Rahane in 'good space' ahead of 1st Test, says Dravid

The Indian team will lock horns against South Africa in the 'Boxing Day' Test match as the three-match Test series kick starts in Centurion.

published on : 25th December 2021

Omicron threat: Test series between India and South Africa to be played without spectators

The series is taking place amid the rising threat of COVID-19 following the emergence of the Omicron variant last month and a spike in the number of Covid cases in South Africa.

published on : 20th December 2021

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal among bigwigs missing from list of national campers

None of the five male boxers who competed in the Tokyo Olympics have made the list of 52 men who will train from December 11 to 24 at Patiala's National Institute of Sports.

published on : 9th December 2021

Women's World Boxing Championship pushed back to March 2022

"We are aware that some teams have already started preparations for this event and will be disappointed," AIBA President Umar Kremlev said.

published on : 11th November 2021

With world championships postponed till March 2022, trials "all but certain" for women boxers

In a letter to the national federations, AIBA said that the "COVID-19 situation is too difficult at present" and it cannot take the risk to proceed with the event.

published on : 11th November 2021
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