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Mary Kom steps down as boxing's national observer

Mary Kom steps down as boxing's national observer

01 Dec 2017 | 4:57 PM

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) Rajya Sabha MP and five-time World boxing champion Mary Kom has stepped down as the national observer for Indian boxing, after Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore said that active athletes are debarred from the position.

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Prez, Modi and Rathore laud Mirabai for gold feat at World Wrestling C'ship

Prez, Modi and Rathore laud Mirabai for gold feat at World Wrestling C'ship

30 Nov 2017 | 6:56 PM

New Delhi, Nov 30 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded women weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for clinching gold medal in the 48kg category after beating Thailand's Thunya Sukcharoen at the World Weightlifting Championship at Anaheim, US after a gap of 22 years.

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Ankushita becomes first Assamese woman to win international gold

Ankushita becomes first Assamese woman to win international gold

27 Nov 2017 | 4:36 PM

Guwahati, Nov 27 (UNI) Young pugilist Ankushita Bora became the first Assamese woman to win the top honours at any sporting event at the international level when she notched the gold medal at the AIBA Women’s Youth Boxing Championships here last evening.

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Ukraine boxers cycle around Assam zoo

Ukraine boxers cycle around Assam zoo

16 Nov 2017 | 7:55 PM

Guwahati, Nov 16 (UNI) Boxers from Ukraine had a ‘taste of the wild’ today in the heart of Guwahati city, the venue for the AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship that will get underway on Novermber 19 next.

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‘Guppy’ on city tour to promote boxing championship

‘Guppy’ on city tour to promote boxing championship

13 Nov 2017 | 4:22 PM

Guwahati, Nov 13 (UNI) With the 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship just a week away, ‘Guppy’ is on a tour of host city Guwahati to promote the event.

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Prez, PM congratulate Mary Kom for clinching gold

Prez, PM congratulate Mary Kom for clinching gold

08 Nov 2017 | 4:52 PM

New Delhi, Nov 8 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Mary Kom for winning gold at the Asian Boxing Championship at Ho Chi Minh City in Southern Vietnam.

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Asian Boxing C'ship: Mary, Sonia march to finals; Sarita settles for bronze

Asian Boxing C'ship: Mary, Sonia march to finals; Sarita settles for bronze

07 Nov 2017 | 7:02 PM

Ho Chi Minh City, Nov 7 (UNI) It was double delight for Indian boxing when five-time World Champion Mary Kom in 48kg and Sonia Lather 57kg marched to the finals of the Asian Boxing Championships here on Tuesday.

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Asian Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom in final, one step away from 5th gold

Asian Boxing C'ship: Mary Kom in final, one step away from 5th gold

07 Nov 2017 | 5:07 PM

Ho Chi Minh City, Nov 7 (UNI) India's star boxer Mary Kom defeated Japan's Tsubasa Komura 5-0 on Tuesday in the semi-final of the 48kg category one step away from the fifth gold medal at the Asian Boxing Championships.

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Countdown for Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship begins

Countdown for Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship begins

06 Nov 2017 | 6:06 PM

Guwahati, Nov 6 (UNI) The countdown for the first ever-AIBA Youth Women’s
World Boxing Championship in India has begun with the launch of the logo,
official theme song and video and mascot for the event here today.

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National Boxing C'ship: Top Pugilists Manoj Kumar, Mandeep Jangra register win

National Boxing C'ship: Top Pugilists Manoj Kumar, Mandeep Jangra register win

26 Oct 2017 | 11:06 PM

Visakhapatnam, Oct 26 (UNI) Former Commonwealth Games medallists Manoj Kumar and Mandeep Jangra were among the winners on day two of the National Championships here on Thursday.

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Mary Kom, Sarita book place for Asian C'ship squad

Mary Kom, Sarita book place for Asian C'ship squad

02 Oct 2017 | 6:28 PM

New Delhi, Oct 2 (UNI) Former five-time World boxing champion and Rajya Sabha MP Mary Kom booked a place in the Indian team beating her younger opponents for the upcoming Asian Women's Boxing Championship in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam slated to begin from November 2-11.

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Golovkin draws with Alvarez in middleweight superfight

Golovkin draws with Alvarez in middleweight superfight

17 Sep 2017 | 5:34 PM

Undated, Sept 17 (Reuters) Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fought to a controversial draw in their long-awaited middleweight world title bout in Las Vegas on Saturday.

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Golovkin-Alvarez finally take over spotlight

Golovkin-Alvarez finally take over spotlight

15 Sep 2017 | 10:42 AM

By Frank Pingue Undated, Sept 15 (Reuters) Gennady Golovkin's bout on Saturday with Canelo Alvarez has not enjoyed the same anticipation as last month's clash between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor but it is the one boxing purists are calling the fight of the year.

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Bulgarian challenger Pulev vows to upset Joshua

Bulgarian challenger Pulev vows to upset Joshua

04 Sep 2017 | 5:18 PM

SOFIA, Sep 4 (Reuters) Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev is confident of causing a major upset when he meets world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua for the IBF title next month, confirming the fight will take place on October 28 in Cardiff.

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Pacquiao v Horn rematch confirmed for Brisbane

Pacquiao v Horn rematch confirmed for Brisbane

21 Aug 2017 | 4:18 PM

Undated, Aug 21 (Reuters) Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao's rematch with Australian Jeff Horn has been confirmed for Brisbane later this year, the city's mayor said today.

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