Alexis Vastine International: Boxers Amit Panghal, Sanjeet strike gold; Kavinder Bisht secures silver
India had earlier secured three bronze medals through four-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg). All three of them lost in the semifinal stage.
Alexis Vastine International: Amit Panghal, Kavinder Bisht, Sanjeet enter finals; Shiva Thapa bags bronze
Indian boxers Amit Panghal (52kg), Kavinder Singh Bisht (57kg) and Sanjeet (91kg) advanced to the finals of the Alexis Vastine International Tournament while Shiva Thapa (63kg) bagged the bronze medal.
Tokyo-bound Indian boxers to travel to Europe for training, competition; MC Mary Kom among three to opt out
In all, a 28-member contingent will travel, including 10 men and six women boxers along with the support staff. The exposure has been sanctioned by the government at an estimated cost of Rs 1.31 crore.
In the six months after earning a Tokyo Olympics 2020 quota, Amit Panghal has not competed due to the coronavirus pandemic, or even sparred in training. He's used the past few months though on fine-tuning his technique to counter taller boxers in his weight class.
Boxing high-performance director Santiago Nieva hoping to add seven boxers to national camp as lockdown eases
Talking about the precautions being taken, Nieva said all campers' body temperatures are checked daily and the hygiene protocol is also being adhered to strictly.
Focus on aerobic capacity and strength training as boxers return to training post coronavirus-forced lockdown
As training for boxers begin, the focus of the coaches currently is to raise the aerobic capacity levels for first two months followed by block strength training
National Sports Awards 2020: From Neeraj Chopra to Manika Batra, all the sports stars nominated for Khel Ratna, Arjuna Award
Here's a list of athletes who have been nominated so far for National Sports Awards in the Khel Ratna and Arjuna Award categories
The Boxing Federation of India on Monday nominated world silver-medallist Amit Panghal and the seasoned Vikas Krishan for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, picking only Olympic-bound names as its nominees for the annual honours.
Boxing Federation of India plans to resume training for Olympic-bound boxers from 10 June in Patiala
The federation remains optimistic about conducting its national events in the usual window of October-November and has also bagged the hosting rights of the Asian Championships, tentatively planned for December.
Boxer Amit Panghal requests Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to revamp selection criteria for National Sports Awards
In a letter to the Minister, Panghal, who became India's first male boxer to win a world championship silver last year, said that athletes should not have to plead their case for an award by nominating themselves.
Coronavirus Outbreak: World championship silver medallist boxer Amit Panghal 'distraught' about plight of farmers during lockdown
Panghal helped his father with the harvesting of wheat and in the process witnessed the 'misery of farmers' shattered by unseasonal rains and the lockdown to contain the deadly pandemic
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Qualifiers: Manish Kaushik becomes ninth Indian boxer to qualify with hard-fought win over Harrison Garside
Kaushik defeated the Commonwealth Games champion and second seed Garside 4-1 to book his maiden ticket to the quadrennial showpiece after a draining showdown which saw the Australian fighting with a bloodied face and the Indian braving some painful hits to his ribs
Vikas Krishan, Simranjit Kaur seal final berth in Asian Olympic boxing qualifiers; MC Mary Kom, Amit Panghal secure bronze
World silver-medallist and top seed Panghal went down to Jianguan Hu of China in a split 3-2 decision. It was revenge for Hu, an Olympic and world bronze-medallist who lost to Panghal in the Asian semifinals last year.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Amit Panghal, MC Mary Kom, Simranjit Kaur qualify for Games; Manish Kaushik still in the hunt
Amit Panghal, who is the reigning Asian Games and Asian Championships gold-medallist, prevailed in a 1-4 split verdict against Paalam
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Amit Panghal, MC Mary Kom through to quarter-finals of qualifying event; Gaurav Solanki eliminated
Amit Panghal, who became India's first silver-medallist at the world championships last year, prevailed in a split 3-2 decision after a fast-paced slugfest in which fortunes swung quite wildly
Solanki dominated from the word go, helped by Uulu's poor defence. The Indian was relentless and accurate in his attacks, scoring mostly through clean straight punches.
Boxing Olympic Qualifiers: Amit Panghal, MC Mary Kom lead India's charge as rush for Tokyo berths resumes amid Coronavirus scare
Besides Panghal, attention will also be on Vikas Krishan, who is returning to the 69 kg division after a brief, undefeated stint in the professional circuit and will be gunning for his third straight Olympics
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's Amit Panghal gets top billing, Mary Kom seeded second in boxing's Asian qualifiers
Eight men and five women from India will be aiming to secure Tokyo Olympics berths at the continental event being conducted by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Boxing Task Force.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Amit Panghal attains World No 1 spot in IOC's Boxing Task Force rankings for qualifiers
The 24-year-old Panghal holds the numero uno position with 420 points, according to the list released by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Boxing Task Force, which is in charge of administering the sport right now.