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Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent
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Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent

No woman holds a top position in the BFI's administrative fabric as of now even though a sizeable number is there in coaching as well as the technical officials' group.

BFI involves parents of junior pugilists in 'E-pathshala' program; Kiren Rijiju, MC Mary Kom attend interaction
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BFI involves parents of junior pugilists in 'E-pathshala' program; Kiren Rijiju, MC Mary Kom attend interaction

Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has been educating the next generation of pugilists and their parents as a part of government's Khelo India initiative.

SpiceJet's freighter arm, SpiceXpress gets DGCA approval for drone trials; to deliver essential supplies to remote areas
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SpiceJet's freighter arm, SpiceXpress gets DGCA approval for drone trials; to deliver essential supplies to remote areas

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday said its freighter arm SpiceXpress has received approval for conducting drone trials from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee
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India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee

The Boxing Federation of India acknowledged the delay but blamed it on "procedural complications" arising out of the AIBA's failure to resolve "issues" with regards to the account in which the money was to be transferred

Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh 'went into depression' upon missing cancer treatment due to lockdown
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Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh 'went into depression' upon missing cancer treatment due to lockdown

Dingko's transfer to Delhi by a Spicejet air ambulance was personally facilitated by BFI president Ajay Singh, after he missed a scheduled radiation therapy session due to the ongoing national lockdown.

SpiceJet operates first freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, carries medical supplies; operates 200 services since lockdown
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SpiceJet operates first freighter service to Ho Chi Minh City, carries medical supplies; operates 200 services since lockdown

On Thursday also, SpiceJet had performed a cargo flight to Singapore from Chennai and back with a dedicated Boeing 737 freighter, transporting critical medical equipment and devices to India.

Coronavirus Outbreak: SpiceJet to cut up to 30% salary of employees in March; lowest pay grade staff to remain unaffected
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Coronavirus Outbreak: SpiceJet to cut up to 30% salary of employees in March; lowest pay grade staff to remain unaffected

Budget carrier SpiceJet has decided to cut up to 30 percent salary of its employees in March with Chairman Ajay Singh opting for the highest 30 percent trimming in compensation, the airline said in an e-mail communication to the staff on Tuesday

Coronavirus Outbreak: Boxing Federation of India begins online programs for Olympic-bound boxers
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Boxing Federation of India begins online programs for Olympic-bound boxers

In a conference call with these boxers on Sunday, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh took stock of their preparations amid a national lockdown till 14 April to fight the pandemic.

Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister and IOA delegation's visit to Tokyo for Olympic preparation cancelled
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Coronavirus pandemic: Sports minister and IOA delegation's visit to Tokyo for Olympic preparation cancelled

The visit of a high-powered delegation comprising sports minister Kiren Rijiju and top IOA officials to Tokyo later this month to look into India's logistical preparedness for the Olympics has been put on hold in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.

SpiceJet offers 'free tickets' to flyers who are travelling to Delhi for voting on 8 February
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SpiceJet offers 'free tickets' to flyers who are travelling to Delhi for voting on 8 February

SpiceJet on Monday said it is offering "hundreds" of "free" tickets, where the base fare will be waived but taxes and other surcharges have to be paid, to select people who want to fly to Delhi to vote in the upcoming assembly elections on 8 February

Tokyo Olympics 2020: BFI offers to host boxing qualifiers following cancellation of event in Wuhan due to outbreak of coronavirus
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: BFI offers to host boxing qualifiers following cancellation of event in Wuhan due to outbreak of coronavirus

'...due to any reason, if the event is to be shifted to a different country, BFI would be willing to host this year's Asian and Oceania Qualification Event,' BFI President Ajay Singh stated in a letter to the Chairman of the IOC

Indian sports have come a long way, says six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom
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Indian sports have come a long way, says six-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom

In a bid to make Khelo India a world-class sporting experience for the budding athletes, Sports Authority of India (SAI) has come together with SpiceJet to help more than 1000 kids experience the joy of flying.

'Why was this made a media trial?': Mary Kom hits back at Nikhat Zareen after beating her in Olympic trial bout
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'Why was this made a media trial?': Mary Kom hits back at Nikhat Zareen after beating her in Olympic trial bout

MC Mary Kom remained combative long after winning the trial for Olympic qualifiers on Saturday, slamming the controversy that preceded her showdown with Nikhat Zareen.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen in much-anticipated clash to make Indian team for qualifiers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen in much-anticipated clash to make Indian team for qualifiers

In a bout which had very few clear punches, Mary Kom prevailed 9-1 against Nikhat Zareen to make the India squad.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen to face off in finals of trial as protracted saga approaches resolution
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom, Nikhat Zareen to face off in finals of trial as protracted saga approaches resolution

Zareen had kicked up a storm a few weeks ago by demanding a trial against iconic six-time world champion MC Mary Kom after the Boxing Federation of India's flip-flop on the selection policy for the Olympic Qualifiers

Sports Ministry forms expert committee featuring Pullela Gopichand, Gagan Narang and others to review National Sports Code
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Sports Ministry forms expert committee featuring Pullela Gopichand, Gagan Narang and others to review National Sports Code

The draft sports code proposes suggests barring of ministers, members of Parliament and Legislative Assemblies and government servants from holding office in the IOA and NSFs, tenure restrictions and age cap of 70 years.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxers to attend selection trials for qualifiers on 29-30 December, says Boxing Federation of India
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxers to attend selection trials for qualifiers on 29-30 December, says Boxing Federation of India

None of the women boxers in the Olympic categories — 51kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, and 75kg — could make the World Championships finals with Mary Kom (51kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) finishing with bronze medals

Lot of consumer-facing businesses to eventually become data companies: SpiceJet CEO Ajay Singh
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Lot of consumer-facing businesses to eventually become data companies: SpiceJet CEO Ajay Singh

There is terrific potential for the country's aviation sector and eventually a lot of consumer-facing traditional businesses, including airlines, will become large data companies, according to SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh

World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth
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World Weightlifting Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu looks to repeat 2017 feat en route to earning Tokyo Olympics berth

Mirabai Chanu, who had won the gold in the 48kg category at the 2017 World Weightlifting Championships, remains India's brightest medal prospect but she needs to significantly step up her game to salvage hopes of a podium finish.

Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent
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Weightlifting World Championship 2019: Mirabai Chanu to lead seven-member Indian contingent

Mirabai, who missed the 2018 edition of the event, has made a strong comeback from a lower back injury that had kept her out of action for nearly nine months.