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Jun 12, 2017
IOC increase weight categories for women, drop two divisions from men's event for Olympic Games 2020In a bid to bridge the increasing gender parity in the Games, IOC has decided to increase weight categories for women and drop two divisions from the men's event of the 2020 Olympic Games.
Mar 20, 2017
Vijender Singh's next bout postponed after promoters struggle to find an opponentIndian boxing star Vijender Singh's next bout scheduled on 1 April has been postponed as his promoters are struggling to find an opponent for him.
Mar 20, 2017
Abhinav Bindra, PT Usha among Olympians named as National Observers to assist growth of sports in IndiaThe government of India has designated 12 Olympians, including Beijing Olympic gold medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra, as National Observers in their respective disciplines to assist in preparation and implementation of the long-term development plan.
Feb 24, 2017
Vijender Singh's next opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali backs out of fight against IndianThe Vijender-Zulpikar super middleweight contest was to be a double Asian title fight with the Indian's WBO Asia-Pacific belt and the Chinese boxer's WBO Oriental title on the line
Feb 21, 2017
Boxers Diwakar Prasad, Madan Lal follow Vijender Singh's footsteps, turn professionalBoxers Diwakar Prasad and Madan Lal became the latest to join the professional bandwagon in boxing, signing up with the promoters who manage Vijender Singh.
Dec 21, 2016
Boxers Akhil Kumar, Jitender Kumar given permission to turn professional by Haryana PoliceAkhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar's wait has finally ended with their employers, Haryana Police, granting them permission to turn professional.
Dec 12, 2016
Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar's pro boxing debuts delayed due to red tapeBoth Akhil and Jitender are serving DSPs in the Haryana Police and had been awaiting permission to turn professional.
Aug 31, 2016
Vijender Singh, Mary Kom and other stalwarts demand complete revamp to halt Indian boxing's declineThey are appalled, they are angry and they want accountability to be fixed. Indian boxing’s biggest names are demanding an all systems reboot to halt boxing's decline after a medal-less Olympic campaign in Rio and their roadmap goes beyond having the much-delayed national federation.
Jul 31, 2016
Rio 2016: Stalwarts Mary Kom, Vijender Singh confident of a good showing by Indian boxers at OlympicsStalwarts Mary Kom, Vijender Singh are confident of a good showing by boxers Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar and Vikas Krishnan at Rio Olympics.
Jul 27, 2016
Rio 2016: Shiva Thapa relying on improved strength for Olympics after London Games disappointmentAll of 22, Shiva Thapa is currently world No.6 in the AIBA rankings and is only the third Indian boxer ever to have won a World Championships medal.