World Championships

Grand welcome for champion Nikhat Zareen in Hyderabad

Zareen created history by becoming the first Indian boxer after Mary Kom to win two golds at World Championships.

published on : 2nd April 2023

Healthy competition behind boxers’ rise: India women’s team coach

Bhatt felt this fertile period in women’s boxing is due to investment over the years. With youth boxers evolving and becoming more stronger at the senior level, the Indian team is in a better shape. 

published on : 29th March 2023

Switch hit for Nikhat, Lovlina

The two prove their class in new weight categories by emerging world champions.

published on : 27th March 2023

Nitu on top of the worlds

World youth champ then, women’s title now

published on : 26th March 2023

Current selection process constantly challenges boxers: India boxing HPD  

Dunne happy with Indian boxers' spirited show in the ongoing World Championships, says that constant assessment process keeps boxers on their toes and makes them accustomed to pressure.

published on : 25th March 2023

‘Aggression’ behind Nitu’s successful run

The Haryana pugilist stamped her authority in the Worlds tp enter the final

published on : 24th March 2023

IBA World Championships: Oz boxer with Type 1 diabetes secures medal

She played athletics and rugby during her schooldays before picking up the gloves when she turned 17.

published on : 23rd March 2023

Nitu Ghanghas assures India of its first medal at Women's Boxing World Championships

The Indian played with aggression and landed a flurry of punches on her opponent, forcing the referee to stop the bout and rule in Nitu's favour.

published on : 22nd March 2023

Lovlina, Sakshi advance to quarterfinals of Women's World Championships 

While Lovlina out-punched Mexico's Vanessa Ortiz, Sakshi got the better of Zhazira Urakbayeva of Kazakhstan to progress to the last eight stage.

published on : 20th March 2023

A student, an embalmer and boxer all rolled into Singapore's Danisha Mathialagan

The 25-year-old from Singapore, who is part of the ongoing IBA Women's World Championships, is a proficient boxer & an equally proficient embalmer

published on : 20th March 2023

Nikhat, Manisha advance to pre-quarterfinals of Women's World Boxing Championships 

Last edition's bronze medallist Manisha Maun (57kg) too advanced to the round of 16 with a 5-0 win against Rahimi Tina of Australia.

published on : 19th March 2023

Race walkers Vikash, Paramjeet qualify for 2024 Olympics, 2023 World Championships

The qualifying mark for both the 2024 Paris Olympics and 2023 World Athletics Championships in August in Budapest, Hungary is 1:20:10, which the two Indians breached by a small margin.

published on : 19th March 2023

Jackman sisters aim to lift women's boxing's profile in Guyana

Abiola & Alesha, who were part of IBA World Championships in New Delhi, intent on encouraging more to take up the sport with the help of coach

published on : 18th March 2023

Boxer Shashi looking to find her mojo in new weight category

Competing in her first senior World Championships in New Delhi, former youth world champ hopeful of strong show after her struggles in recent years

published on : 17th March 2023

IBA Women’s World Championships: Boxers eye big show

It’s the same story with Saweety Boora, the most-experienced boxer in the team who’ll be taking part in the marquee event for the fifth time in her career.

published on : 11th March 2023

Sukant Kadam wins gold as Indian shuttlers shine in Peru Para Badminton tournament 

World No.3 Kadam defeated Singapore's Chee Hiong Ang 21-14 21-15 in the men's singles SL4 category, while Nehal Gupta won the SL3 event beating Mathieu Thomas of France 21-16 21-14.

published on : 5th December 2022

I was in same situation as Neeraj Chopra was at midway stage: Long jumper Anju Bobby George

The legendary Anju was the first Indian to win a medal -- bronze -- in the World Championships, back in the 2003 edition in Paris.

published on : 24th July 2022

Brice Leverdez upsets Lee Chong Wei at World Badminton Championships

Leverdez pulled off a major shock at the badminton world championships by defeating men's second seed Lee Chong Wei.

published on : 23rd August 2017

Ageing legends Lin Dan, Lee Chong Wei hope to defy youngsters at World Championships

Badminton legend Lin Dan is on a golden mission after being the best man and never the bridegroom too often.

published on : 20th August 2017