Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
India finished an impressive fourth out of 28 countries in the recent Asian Championships, winning one silver and three bronze medals but that can hardly cover up the fact that this was a performance despite a dysfunctional system.
SupritaDas | Monday September 7, 2015
Vikas Krishan Yadav, who won a silver at the Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok, played under the international boxing federation flag as India's own boxing federation is serving a ban, thanks to an administrative logjam.
Press Trust of India | Saturday September 5, 2015
Indian boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav settled for the silver medal after going down to Uzbekistan's Bektemir Melikuziev in the final of the Asian Championships in Bangkok.
Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
Vikas Krishan defeated Iraq's Waheed Abdulridha 3-0 to advance to the final of the Asian Boxing Championships. Satish Kumar, L Devendro and defending champion Shiva Thapa lost their respective semi-final bouts.
SupritaDas | Thursday September 3, 2015
As many as four Indian boxers are in the medal rounds of the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships in Bangkok. But thanks to the administrative logjam that is Indian boxing, our pugilists are having to compete not under the Indian flag, but the banner of the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA).
NDTVSports | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Vikas Krishan Yadav entered the semi-finals of the middleweight category (75-kg) in the Asian Boxing Championship beating Vietnamese boxer Truang Dinh Hoang 3-0.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
L Devendro Singh, a silver-medallist from the previous edition of the Asian Boxing Championships, out-punched Cornelis Kwangu Langu of Indonesia 3-0 in his quarterfinal bout.
Press Trust of India | Monday August 31, 2015
Manoj Kumar sailed into the quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Nepal's Deepak Shrestha in 64kg category.
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 29, 2015
Manpreet, a silver-winner from the 2010 Asian Games, defeated Nuvan Sugeewa Sampath of Sri Lanka 3-0 and the margin remained the same when Satish clinched the issue against North Korean Jin Hyok. But Manish Kaushik (60kg) bowed out after losing in the pre-quarterfinals.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
Mandeep Jangra, competing in the welterweight 69kg category, took down Vietnam's Vien Ngoc Huynh 3-0 in the bout which had to abandoned quite early.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Among those who got byes and won't be taking the ring before August 30 were Shiva Thapa, Vikas Krishnan, previous edition's silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg), Madan Lal (52kg), Manoj Kumar (64kg) and Kuldeep Singh (81kg).
Press Trust of India | Friday August 14, 2015
World Championships silver-medalist Saweety?Boora fought with tremendous heart and motivation throughout the contest, but China's Yang Xiaoli's clever use of range allowed her to dictate the pace of the bout.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 21, 2015
The Indian team will leave for Bangkok on August 24 and return on September 5.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 8, 2015
Mandeep Jhangra went to Australia as part of the Sports Ministry's Target Olympic Podium (TOP) scheme accompanied by his mentor Akhil Kumar, a former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
Commonwealth Games and Asian Championships silver-medallist Devendro will turn up for Poland Hussars while Bhiduri has been lapped up by Italia Thunders for the season starting January 16.
Press Trust of India | Saturday November 8, 2014
Sarita is currently serving a provisional ban, which was imposed on her by International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) for not accepting the bronze medal in the Asian Games at Incheon earlier this year.
Press Trust of India | Monday October 27, 2014
Sarita Devi has been provisionally suspended for refusing to accept her bronze medal owing to a controversial semifinal loss at Incheon Asian Games. The suspension has jeopardised her chances of participating in the World Championships from November 19 in Jeju Islands, Korea.
Saturday December 7, 2013
Akhil Kumar, whose last appearance in a major event was in the 2011 World Championships, is eyeing the Asian and Commonwealth Games coming up next year.
Press Trust of India | Friday October 18, 2013
While Asian Games silver-medallist Manpreet clinched a comprehensive victory over Seychelles' Keddy Agnes, sixth seed and Commonwealth Games champion Manoj got the better of 2011 European champion Fatih Keles of Turkey.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 28, 2013
The 27-year-old, who was India's first medallist in the World Championships -- a bronze in 2009, took to the ring in a packed hall against rising boxer Sukhdeep Singh, who fought him without a headguard.
Press Trust of India | Friday August 16, 2013
Manoj Kumar, a World Championships quarterfinalist, is also a two-time Asian Championships bronze-medallist and feels his achievements have been "ignored".
Press Trust of India | Saturday August 10, 2013
Manoj Kumar (64kg), who settled for a bronze at the same event, was 21st in the previous list but has gained significantly to break into top-10 with 800 points. Shiva Thapa (56kg), who won a gold at the Asian Championships, remained steady at fourth.
Press Trust of India | Friday July 12, 2013
Shiva said he would be at home with his family for a few days before going to Patiala for training for the World Boxing Championship and Rio Olympics. Shiva, in the 56kg category, defeated local favourite Obada Alkabeh in the final on a split decision of 2-1 after fighting out a tactically superior bout.
Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 10, 2013
His opponent in the final and eventual gold-medallist, Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov, was declared the event's best boxer. He had the talent but Mandeep said his career took direction only after he came under the aegis of former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Akhil Kumar.