Women's World Champion Nikhat Zareen and Tokyo Olympic Games bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain will lead India's campaign in the CWG in Birmingham.
Borgohain received the highest number of votes during the election held at the 2022 Women's World Championships.
Lovlina Borgohain, who’ll be taking part in an international meet for the first time since her historic bronze medal effort during the Olympics, will be the first from the country to take the ring.
The countdown has begun for Tokyo Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain and rest of the elite women boxers from the country.
Immediately after her feat in Tokyo, Lovlina made her ambitions clear by stating that she'll continue to dig deep to ensure that she can change the colour of the medal (to gold) in Paris.
Confederation of Indian Industry's (CII) global sports summit 'Scorecard 2022' saw discussions on how India can make big strides in sports with a convergence of sports, investment and technology.
Ratan Tata was named as the recipient of the Assam Baibhav' award for his contribution towards cancer care facilities in the state.
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.
Arundhati, who is also the reigning youth world champion, wants trials to be held in the 70kg category for which Borgohain was granted direct selection on the basis of her Olympics performance.
The Rajasthan boxer, who has made steady progress since she picked up the sport in 2016, said she just wants a fair opportunity.
Seasoned hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and women's cricket team Test captain Mithali Raj were selected along with iconic Sunil Chhetri for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.
Lovlina Borgohain will fight it out in trials featuring medallists from the previous three editions of the tournament for a place in the camp.
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.
Neeraj Chopra's javelin which gave India its sole gold in the 2020 Olympics has drawn a bid of over Rs 1.55 crore while its base price is Rs 1 crore.
Lovlina Borgohain said that she will return to the state next week and ask children to take up sports and focus on winning medals for the nation.