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Boxing high-performance director Santiago Nieva hoping to add seven boxers to national camp as lockdown eases
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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
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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
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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

BFI nominates Tokyo Olympics-bound boxers Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan for Khel Ratna Award
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BFI nominates Tokyo Olympics-bound boxers Amit Panghal, Vikas Krishan for Khel Ratna Award

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
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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
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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
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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

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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Qualifiers: Manish Kaushik becomes ninth Indian boxer to qualify with hard-fought win over Harrison Garside
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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
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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
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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
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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

Boxing Olympic Qualifiers: Gaurav Solanki, Ashish Kumar make winning starts, enter pre-quarters
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Boxing Olympic Qualifiers: Gaurav Solanki, Ashish Kumar make winning starts, enter pre-quarters

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
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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
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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
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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.

Indian sports in 2019: Shooters impress, Amit Panghal packs a punch, PV Sindhu creates history and other highlights
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Indian sports in 2019: Shooters impress, Amit Panghal packs a punch, PV Sindhu creates history and other highlights

Amit Panghal was the lord of the boxing ring as he picked up three gold and a silver medal internationally. The silver was the biggest medal of the 23-year-old's career as it came in the world championships, where India had never won more than a bronze

Vikas Krishan joins Ashish Kumar, Satish Kumar in India men's squad for boxing's Olympic Qualifiers
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Vikas Krishan joins Ashish Kumar, Satish Kumar in India men's squad for boxing's Olympic Qualifiers

Comeback-man Vikas Krishan, Asian silver-medallist Ashish Kumar and veteran Satish Kumar booked their places in the Indian men's boxing squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers.

Indian boxing in 2019: Amit Panghal's historic world medal, Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen controversy headline action-packed year
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Indian boxing in 2019: Amit Panghal's historic world medal, Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen controversy headline action-packed year

In the world championship for men in boxing, Panghal gave India a watershed moment by making the finals after Manish Kaushik (63kg) fetched the bronze

India's High Performance Director Santiago Nieva says country's pugilists will benefit from competing on professional circuit
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India's High Performance Director Santiago Nieva says country's pugilists will benefit from competing on professional circuit

As the Indian high-performance director, Santiago was aware of the gap that remains between his wards and the best boxers in the world, from Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan