Boxing Federation of India

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

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

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain is symbolic of a young, new and fearless India, says BFI chief Ajay Singh

The BFI president Ajay Singh on Friday congratulated pugilist Lovlina Borgohain for entering the semi-finals.

published on : 30th July 2021

Domestic boxing action to begin this month with youth and junior Nationals

The national youth and junior boxing championships will mark the resumption of domestic tournaments after more than a year.

published on : 17th July 2021

First national-level boxing meet since Covid outbreak from July 18

The events, subject to government approval, will act as selection trials for the upcoming ASBC Youth & Junior Championships scheduled to be held from August 17 in Dubai, UAE.

published on : 10th July 2021

Boxing Federation of India recommends Gaurav Solanki, Sonia and Simranjit Kaur's names for Arjuna Award

The Boxing Federation of India has recommended the names of Gaurav Solanki, Sonia and Simranjit Kaur for the Arjuna Award.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Boxing Federation of India Executive-Director RK Sacheti passes away after battling COVID-19

Along with being BFI Executive-Director, Sacheti was IOA's Associate Joint-Secretary and Meghalaya National Games GTCC Chairman.

published on : 4th May 2021