Articles by Ashok Gongopadhyay
Apr 03, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Despite dope setback, expect Indian boxers to punch their way to podiumThe Commonwealth Games (CWG) at the Gold Coast, Australia will take off from 5 April 2018, and the Indian boxers have already arrived at the venue for acclimatisation and pre-game training.
Dec 22, 2016
AIBA grants Boxing Federation of India full membership: How it impacts pugilists in the countryAIBA, the apex body of the Olympic boxing in the world, has finally granted full membership and withdrawn the ban order on the newly-formed Boxing Federation of India (BFI)
Aug 23, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: A medal-centric blueprint can ensure 2020 vision at TokyoIndia had a very forgettable 2016 Rio Olympics, but could fare better in four years' time if certain simple steps are taken
Aug 16, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Vikas Krishan's meek surrender might have been influenced by opponent's reputationIndia’s Vikas Krishan failed to put up a performance in the boxing ring in the Rio Olympics 2016, and accepted defeat from his opponent from Uzbekistan Bektemir Melikuzev.
Aug 13, 2016
Rio 2016: Flawless Vikas Krishan batters Onder Sipal, just one fight away from an Olympic medalIt was a gloomy Friday for India at the Rio Olympics 2016, the only bright spot coming in the form of boxer Vikas Krishan making it to the quarter-final of the 75-kg middleweight boxing, defeating his Turkish counterpart Onder Sipal in the process
Aug 12, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Manoj Kumar hands out a boxing lesson to two-time Olympic medal winner PetrauskasIt was a marvelous performance by Manoj Kumar, who defeated two-time Olympic medal winner Evaldas Petrauskas and did so by proving himself to be a better fighter.
Aug 11, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Boxer Manoj Kumar's marvelous performance boosts Indian contingent's hopesHaryana lad Manoj Kumar in the 64kg welter weight category made a huge difference for the Indian contingent by defeating two times Olympic bronze medalist Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania.
Aug 10, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Vikas Krishan's dominant win marks positive start for Indian boxingVikas Krishan made it to the next round in the 75kg middle weight category after defeating Charles Conwell at the boxing event at Rio Olympics on Tuesday.
Aug 04, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016 boxing preview: India’s Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar, Vikas Krishan aim for gloryAt Rio 2016, only three boxers will be representing India – namely Shiva Thapa in 56 kg, Manoj Kumar in 64 kg and Vikas Krishan in 75 kg categories.