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Dec 02, 2019
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Back in amateur boxing 'game', Vikas Krishan Yadav recalibrating his style to stake claim to 69kg spotVikas Krishan Yadav said: 'When I think I cannot make sacrifices, I will go home! If I cannot give my 100 percent, then I will go home and enjoy my time with my family.'
Oct 31, 2019
Amit Panghal on lessons from World Boxing Championships final's loss, scouting competitors in new weight classThis year, Panghal has won gold at the Asian Championships, the top prize at Europe’s oldest amateur boxing tournament, the Strandzha Cup, to go with his historic silver at the World Championships.
May 21, 2019
AIBA confident of retaining right to organise boxing events at Tokyo Olympics after 'productive meeting' with IOCAmateur boxing's governing body the AIBA emerged from talks with the IOC on Monday "optimistic" of retaining the right to organise the event at next year's Tokyo Olympics.
Apr 11, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Vikas Krishan confirms he will turn professional by end of yearOne of India's most decorated amateur boxers, Vikas Krishan on Wednesday said he will turn professional by the end of this year, putting into action a plan he originally wanted to implement after the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Jul 26, 2016
Road to Rio: Veteran light welterweight boxer Manoj Kumar packs quite the punchWill Manoj overcome the dour memories of the London Olympics to get a podium finish in Rio? 11 years of experience say that there's a good chance for it!
Jun 10, 2016
Celebrate Muhammad Ali, but don't lose sight of the bleak state of Indian boxingWhile many internet Indians are mourning this great man’s death, the state of India’s boxing culture has remained mournful in the recent past.
Jun 02, 2016
Pro-boxing at Rio 2016: All you need to know about AIBA's historic decisionThe International Boxing Association made a historic decision in Switzerland by allowing professional boxers to compete in amateur boxing at the Olympics
May 26, 2016
'The Amateurs will beat the Professionals': Mike Tyson ridicules idea to have pro-boxing in OlympicsA proposal to let professional fighters compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics is "ridiculous" and "foolish", said former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson
Jul 07, 2015
New professional boxing association to provide 'fresh pathway' to youngstersprofessional boxing is all set to get a massive fillip in the country with the launch of a governing body to facilitate pugilists
Mar 28, 2013
Here's why eliminating boxing headgear is good for the sportNo one will be sad to see the scoring replaced by a 10-point must system, similar to pro-style judging. There probably won't be much dismay in seeing the headgear go, either. But is it safe?