Boxing Federation

Boxing federation interested to host next year's world meet

Just a few days ago, the International Boxing Association (IBA) opened the bidding process for World Boxing Tour (WBT) events for 2023-24.

published on : 24th June 2022

Boxers Amit, Manish & Ashish set to return to action in April

Having been part of the national camp in Patiala for some time now, the Thailand meet is a big opportunity for them to try and get some positive returns ahead of bigger challenges later this year.

published on : 25th March 2022

BFI brings out selection policy for big-ticket events including Commonwealth and Asian Games

As per the Boxing Federation of India's selection policy, the first set of trials would be held next month for the women's world championships in Turkey this May.

published on : 22nd February 2022

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

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

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

Foreign boxing coach Nieva expected to stay

The BFI was represented by its president Ajay Singh at the Annual Calendar for Training and Competition meeting. 

published on : 3rd November 2021

Poor show at Tokyo: BFI review over, more changes in women’s coaching staff expected   

The euphoria of record participation gave way to disappointment. Lovlina Borgohain’s bronze managed to heal the wound of failure after a few big names faltered.

published on : 5th October 2021

BFI review over, more changes in women's coaching staff expected  

The BFI has reviewed its Olympic performance and accordingly, sent a proposal to the Sports Authority of India for approval that they say would usher in 'refreshing changes'.

published on : 5th October 2021

Women's National Boxing from October 21 in Hisar

These performances will be considered when the selection committee will meet to finalize the squad for the upcoming World Championships scheduled later this year, the Boxing Federation of India said.

published on : 29th September 2021

'Stressed' Indian women's boxing's High Performance Director Raffaele Bergamasco to head back home

The BFI had sought a three-month extension for Bergamasco and his men's team counterpart Santiago Nieva.

published on : 28th September 2021

Boxing Federation seeks three-month extension for foreign coaches; review after that

BFI President had backed both the boxers as well as the coaching staff, saying that he cannot overlook the unparalleled results of the past four years.

published on : 7th 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

Boxers' rhythm affected by COVID lockdown: BFI chief Ajay Singh on mixed bag at Tokyo Olympics

India did not win a medal at the 2016 Olympics where none of the female boxers from the country could even qualify.

published on : 1st August 2021