Nikhat Zareen

Commonwealth Games: Nikhat Zareen to continue fighting in 50kg weight category

For the CWG, Zareen dropped down from 52kg, in which she won the world championship in May to 50kg to assess how her body adapts to the lower weight class.

published on : 8th August 2022

Commonwealth Games: Boxers Nikhat, Nitu, Hussamuddin assure India of medals, Lovlina makes quarterfinal exit

With their wins, Zareen (50kg), Nitu Ganghas (48kg) and Mohammed Hussamudin (57kg) assured India of three boxing medals.

published on : 4th August 2022

Boxing at CWG: Nikhat Zareen, Sagar Ahalwat storm into quarterfinals, Shiva Thapa, Sumit bow out

Zareen (56kg) knocked out Helena Ismael Bagao of Mozambique to storm into the last eight round of the women's lightweight category winning by RSC (Referee stopping contest).

published on : 1st August 2022

CWG 2022: Boxer Nikhat Zareen starts with bang, one hit away from medal

Reigning world champion overpowers rival in the 50kg opener to enter last eight.

published on : 1st August 2022

India vs Pakistan T20, men's hockey opener: Here is India's day three schedule in Commonwealth Games 2022

The much-awaited India vs Pakistan clash in women's T20 is expected to be a houseful affair in Edgbaston. The Indian Men's hockey team will also take the field today to start its campaign.

published on : 31st July 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022: Gloves on, ready to pack a punch

The women's team boasts some serious talent in Nikhat Zareen, who's entering the marquee event after a historic performance not so long ago during the IBA Women's World Championships.

published on : 29th July 2022

Hindu-Muslim doesn't matter, I'm not representing a community, but my country: Nikhat Zareen

A lot has been spoken about how Nikhat Zareen, who comes from an orthodox society as she had to overcome societal prejudice to make a career in boxing.

published on : 14th June 2022

Need to train Indian athletes to handle mental pressure at big events: Nikhat Zareen

Indian athletes have a tendency to perform well at regular events but falter at the big stage like the Olympics or the World Championships.

published on : 13th June 2022

Nikhat Zareen, Lovlina Borgohain to lead India's charge in Commonwealth Games

Women's World Champion Nikhat Zareen and Tokyo Olympic Games bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain will lead India's campaign in the CWG in Birmingham.

published on : 11th June 2022

Nikhat Zareen and KCR: Punching their way to gold in their own ways

Earlier in the day, Rao handed over a cheque for Rs 2 crore to the wonder girl from Nizamabad in appreciation of her bringing glory to the State and then invited Nikhat and her family to lunch.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Telangana announces Rs 2 crore, house plots for Nikhat Zareen, Esha Singh

The State government has also decided to allot residential plots to the duo either at Banjara Hills or Jubilee Hills.

published on : 2nd June 2022

Nikhat open to any trial or test

For an athlete, basking in the glory for too long is usually considered perilous. It can bring with it complacency and eventual laziness too.

published on : 28th May 2022

Fresh from Worlds triumph, Nikhat open to any challenge now and forever

It's barely been a week since that historic feat and now she has to turn her focus on selection trials for Commonwealth Games (CWG).

published on : 27th May 2022

Packing a Punch: Nikhat Zareen's victory in Turkey inspires Kerala pugilists

As India celebrates pugilist Nikhat Zareen, TNIE captures the boxing zeitgeist in T'Puram. 

published on : 27th May 2022

Sports aficionados bask in glory of golden girl Nikhat

She was a student of Nirmal Hriday and took up boxing from Class VIII, going on to represent the State in national-level tournaments.

published on : 21st May 2022

Hurdles I've faced in my career have made me mentally strong: Nikhat Zareen

Nikhat Zareen's golden feat comes two-years after she had written to then sports minister Kiren Rijiju asking for a fair trial for the Olympic Qualifiers.

published on : 20th May 2022

Nikhat gets her due, now on top of worlds

In 2014, she was the youth world silver medallist and before that junior world champion in 2011.

published on : 20th May 2022

'Nikhat will punch for olympic gold' says Dad

 Boxer’s proud parents thank CM KCR for providing ^50 lakh to her in 2014; wishes pour in for the champ from N’bad

published on : 20th May 2022

Nikhat Zareen becomes World Champion, only fifth Indian woman boxer to achieve feat

The Telangana boxer out-punched her Thai opponent to win via unanimous verdict with judges scoring the bout 30-27, 29-28, 29-28, 30-27, 29-28 in her favour.

published on : 19th May 2022

Women's World Championships: Boxer Nikhat and two others pack a punch to confirm medals

The trio enters the semifinals of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul, Turkey.

published on : 17th May 2022
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