Indian Boxing

'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

Methods that brought success in past did not work in Tokyo: Indian boxing's high-performance director Santiago Nieva

Talking to this daily, Nieva spoke about digging deeper and coming up with better solutions ahead of the World Championships (later this year) and the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games

published on : 14th August 2021

Wife said pull out but I had to fight: Satish Kumar on fighting Olympic quarterfinals with stitches

Satish sustained two deep cuts -- on his forehead and chin -- during the pre-quarterfinals but decided to fight his next bout against Uzbek superstar Bakhodir Jalolov nonetheless.

published on : 1st August 2021

Lovlina Borgohain: The kick-boxer turned boxer who likes to keep it cool

23-year-old Lovlina Borgohain's victory on Friday seemed like the beginning of a new era in Indian women's boxing.

published on : 30th July 2021

Mary Kom was clear winner, says Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju

Six-time world champion Mary Kom's pursuit of a second Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarterfinals in Tokyo as she went down to the 2016 edition's bronze-medallist, Ingrit Valencia of Colombia.

published on : 29th 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

Time for final exam now: Indian boxing's high-performance director Santiago Nieva

Argentina-born Nieva said that the team had achieved the training targets that they had set for themselves and logged the sparring sessions that they wanted.

published on : 18th 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

RIP Dingko Singh: Legendary boxer's greatest triumphs were off the ring

The 42-year old was a living embodiment of struggle, always trying to punch back or duck out of the way when fate's cruel fists landed blow after blow.

published on : 11th June 2021

Indian boxing's first Dronacharya awardee coach OP Bhardwaj dies

Under his tutelage, Indian pugilists won medals at the Asian Games, the Commonwealth Games and the South Asian Games.

published on : 21st May 2021

Eight members of Indian boxing squad in Turkey test positive for COVID, quarantined in Istanbul

They were in Istanbul to compete in the Bosphorus Tournament.

published on : 30th March 2021

Not taking anything for granted: Vijender Singh

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh is not taking anything for granted as he gears up to defend his WBO Asia Pacific and Oriental titles against Ghana's Ernest Amuzu.

published on : 22nd December 2017

2017: A year where Indian boxing finds its bearings again

From an unheralded Gaurav Bidhuri and the legendary MC Mary Kom to the well-established Shiva Thapa, and not to forget a bunch of teenaged women boxers.

published on : 22nd December 2017

Vijender Singh to defend title against African Champion Ernest Amuzu

Amuzu will also be looking to win the 26th pro fight of his career. He has won 23 fights, 21 of them Knockouts, and lost only two in his pro career.

published on : 5th December 2017