My dream, my goal is to win an Olympic gold for my country: Nikhat Zareen

Nikhat started her boxing journey in earnest in 2009, won the youth world championship in 2011, fell in the quarters of the senior world championship in 2016, and has now won the gold. Shared News: May 22, 2022 9:07:11 am Nikhat Zareen, coach Bhaskar Bhatt, PTI file WHEN NIKHAT Zareen was a young girl interested […]

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Explained: How does Vijender’s first loss as a professional boxer affect his future?

Shared News: Updated: March 21, 2021 10:28:37 am Vijender’s opponent was four inches taller, nine years younger, and decidedly better. The Indian meanwhile looked every bit a 35-year-old boxer who hadn’t fought in 15 months. The TKO defeat means Vijender’s record now stands at 12-1. Vijender Singh‘s unbeaten run as a professional boxer came to […]

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Mary Kom settles for bronze at World Boxing Championships

Shared News| Updated: October 12, 2019 1:07:19 pm Mary Kom had to settle for bronze as the Indian went down 1-4 against her Turkish opponent. (Twitter/BFI_official) MC Mary Kom’s journey at the World Women’s Boxing Championships in Ulan-Ude, Russia came to an end as she lost her semi-final bout against Turkey’s Buse naz Cakirogllu in […]

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Asian Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal claims gold; Kavinder Bisht, Deepak Singh win silver

Amit Panghal claimed India’s first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships on Friday as he defeated Korea’s Kim Inkyu in a unanimous decision in 52kg category. Shared News: Published: April 26, 2019 1:14:37 pm Asian Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal wins gold medal on Friday. (Source: PTI) Amit Panghal claimed India’s first gold medal […]

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Mary Kom: Flag bearer for women’s boxing at Olympics, six time world champion, tormentor at 35

The six-time world champion Mary Kom defines the sport of boxing as much as the sport defines her Shared News | Updated: November 26, 2018 11:46:32 am Mary Kom won a record sixth gold medal at the women’s world boxing championship. USA coach Billy Walsh calls Mary Kom a heartbreaker. Not for surpassing her former […]

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World Boxing Championships: Simranjit Kaur shows inner steel in a thriller

On a day when India maintained an all-win record, the 23-year-old, Simranjit Kaur’s bout with American Moore was the most entertaining one. Shared News | Updated: November 18, 2018 11:50:48 am In the 64 kg category, Simranjit had a tough outing against Amelia Moore of the US. Four judges ruled in favour of the Indian […]

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