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India to send its biggest-ever contingent in Boxing, Shooting, and Wrestling to Tokyo Olympics

The 2016 Olympics was a forgettable one for India. Regardless of sending its greatest ever contingent in Olympic historical past, consisting of 117 athletes, to Rio de Janeiro, the nation managed to win simply two medals – one silver and one bronze. The athletes and followers from the nation alike would wish to put the […]

Boxer Sweety Boora dedicates medal to deceased farmers : The Tribune India

Tribune Information Service Hisar, Might 30 Sweety Boora, the lady boxer from Hisar who received the bronze medal within the ongoing Asian Boxing Championship being held in Dubai, has devoted her medal to the farmers who’ve died in the course of the ongoing stir. In a tweet after bagging the medal, the boxer, who’s an […]

Asian Boxing Championships: Packing a punch! : The Tribune India

Dubai, Could 26 Defending champion Amit Panghal (52kg) and debutant Varinder Singh (60kg) superior to the semifinals as India have been assured of an unprecedented 14 medals within the Asian Boxing Championships right here right this moment. Panghal secured a second successive medal after overcoming a stiff problem from Mongolia’s Kharkhuu Enkhmandakh within the last-eight […]

India assured of four more medals as Simranjit Kaur, three others advance to semi-finals-Sports News , Firstpost

Sanjeet (91kg), Sakshi (54kg), Jaismine (57kg) and the Olympic-bound Simranjit Kaur (60kg) joined Shiva Thapa (64kg) within the final 4 stage following late night time wins of their quarter-final bouts on Tuesday. File picture of Simranjit Kaur. Picture credit score: BFI Dubai: 4 Indian boxers, together with three ladies, superior to the semi-finals with spectacular […]

India assured of seven medals as women face depleted competition-Sports News , Firstpost

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg), seeded high in her class, defending champion Pooja Rani (75kg), Anupama (+81kg), Saweety (81kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg), Lalbuatsaihi (64kg), and Monika (48kg) made the last-four stage when attracts have been unveiled on Sunday. Six-time world champion Mary Kom is certainly one of India’s strongest medal bets. AFP […]

Vinod Tanwar withdrawn from India men’s team after testing positive for COVID-19-Sports News , Firstpost

The 23-year-old returned optimistic for the virus when he was examined in isolation on his return to Patiala earlier this week, ruling him out from what would have been his maiden look on the continental showpiece. Representational picture. Getty Pictures New Delhi: South Asian Video games gold-medallist Vinod Tanwar (49kg) has been withdrawn from […]

Indian boxing’s first Dronacharya awardee coach O P Bhardwaj dies : The Tribune India

New Delhi, Could 21 India’s first Dronacharya awardee coach in boxing, O P Bhardwaj, died on Friday after battling extended sickness and age-related points right here. He was 82 and had tragically misplaced his spouse Santosh to ill-health about 10 days in the past. Bhardwaj was bestowed the very best nationwide honour in teaching collectively […]

In a first, AIBA announces USD 400,000 prize fund for Asian Boxing Championships : The Tribune India

Lausanne, Could 18 In an unprecedented transfer, the Worldwide Boxing Affiliation (AIBA) on Tuesday introduced a prize fund of USD 400,000 for the upcoming Asian Championships in Dubai, which can even function India’s high pugilists.   The match, which was initially deliberate in India however shifted to Dubai due to the COVID-19 pandemic, begins on […]

Boxing: India fighters set to miss Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai

Half of 10-member girls’s group is uncertain to compete on the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai beginning Could 21 after strict COVID-19 protocols at Military Sports activities Institute in Pune prevented them from becoming a member of the continued nationwide camp. The Boxing Federation of India had deliberate collective coaching for the 10-member squad at […]