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Boxing Federation of India appoints Irish great Bernard Dunne as high-performance director
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Boxing Federation of India appoints Irish great Bernard Dunne as high-performance director

A renowned name in the world of boxing, Bernard Dunne will be joining the Indian team following a successful five-year stint with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association

BFI announces team selection trial dates for World Championships, CWG 2022 and Asian Games
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BFI announces team selection trial dates for World Championships, CWG 2022 and Asian Games

Keeping in view the last dates of submission by names to the concerned authorities, the new trials format promises to conduct selection trials for the upcoming three big multinational sporting events.

BFI brings out selection policy for big-ticket events including Commonwealth, Asian Games
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BFI brings out selection policy for big-ticket events including Commonwealth, Asian Games

India's boxers are set for a hectic round of trials in the coming four months with the national federation unveiling its selection policy for major events such as the Commonwealth and Asian Games.

Women's world boxing championship postponed as AIBA says 'COVID-19 situation too difficult'
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Women's world boxing championship postponed as AIBA says 'COVID-19 situation too difficult'

The Women's World Championships were tentatively planned from 4 to 18 December in Istanbul. Turkey has been logging cases in excess of 25,000 regularly.

National Women’s Boxing Championships: World silver medallist Manju Rani off to a winning start
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National Women’s Boxing Championships: World silver medallist Manju Rani off to a winning start

Railway Sports Promotion Board's boxer Manju, who had won a silver on debut at the 2019 World Championships, made light work of Orissa's Bhabani Barik in a 5-0 win in the 48kg on the third day of competitions at the St Joseph's International School.

Mary Kom to skip upcoming National Women's Boxing Championships in Hisar
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Mary Kom to skip upcoming National Women's Boxing Championships in Hisar

The 38-year-old, who reached the pre-quarters of Tokyo Olympics before bowing out with a hard-fought loss, is, however, training for the world championships in December.

Suranjoy Singh, Devendro Singh make comebacks into national boxing set-up... as coaches
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Suranjoy Singh, Devendro Singh make comebacks into national boxing set-up... as coaches

The 29-year-old Devendro and the 35-year-old Suranjoy, whose stellar boxing careers were cut short by injuries, are among 14 coaches that have been short-listed for the national camp in Patiala, starting this week

Lovlina Borgohain gets direct entry in Indian team for boxing World Championships
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Lovlina Borgohain gets direct entry in Indian team for boxing World Championships

India's remaining squad will be made up of gold winners from the upcoming nationals.

Boxing Federation of India seeks three-month extension for foreign coaches, review after that
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Boxing Federation of India seeks three-month extension for foreign coaches, review after that

Indian boxing has two foreign recruits in men's High Performance Director Santiago Nieva of Sweden and his women's team counterpart Rafaelle Bergamasco from Italy.

National youth and junior championships to mark resumption of domestic boxing tournaments
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National youth and junior championships to mark resumption of domestic boxing tournaments

The fourth edition of youth men and women national championships will be held from 18-23 July, while the third edition of junior boys national championships and the fourth edition of junior girls event are scheduled from 26 to 31 July.

Simranjit Kaur, Gaurav Solanki, Sonia Chahal nominated for Arjuna Award by Boxing Federation of India
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Simranjit Kaur, Gaurav Solanki, Sonia Chahal nominated for Arjuna Award by Boxing Federation of India

Olympic-bound Simranjit Kaur, Commonwealth Games gold medallist Gaurav Solanki and world championship silver winner Sonia Chahal have been nominated for the Arjuna Award by the Boxing Federation of India

Asian Boxing Championships: Sanjeet fetches lone gold among men as Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa end with silver
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Asian Boxing Championships: Sanjeet fetches lone gold among men as Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa end with silver

Sanjeet triumphed 4-1 over Levit, who was chasing his fourth gold of the tournament and is an Olympic silver-medallist.

Asian Boxing Championships: Jury rejects India's protest against decision in Amit Panghal’s final loss to Shakhobidin Zoirov
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Asian Boxing Championships: Jury rejects India's protest against decision in Amit Panghal’s final loss to Shakhobidin Zoirov

Defending champion Panghal lost 2-3 to Uzbekistan's Shakhobidin Zoirov in the men's 52kg final to settle for silver in the Asian Boxing Championships in Dubai.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin give India winning start
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Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin give India winning start

Hussamuddin (56kg) defeated Kazakhstan's Makhmud Sabyrkhan in his opening bout. Later, Thapa, who is chasing a fifth successive medal at the event, got the better of Kyrgyzstan's Dmitri Puchinn. Both boxers won 5-0.

'How long can you fear the virus'? Mary Kom gears up for return to action
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'How long can you fear the virus'? Mary Kom gears up for return to action

Next week at the Boxam International tournament in Spain, Mary Kom will step into the ring for the first time since making the cut for Tokyo Olympics at the Asian Qualifiers in Jordan last year.

We will send observer for Boxing Federation of India elections, says AIBA president Umar Kremlev
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We will send observer for Boxing Federation of India elections, says AIBA president Umar Kremlev

Kremlev, who took charge in December last year, also said that AIBA's relationship with India has mended after the bitter row over payment of pending dues by BFI was resolved.

Ex Maharashtra sports minister Ashish Shelar files nomination for BFI president's post, says will win elections with 70 percent votes
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Ex Maharashtra sports minister Ashish Shelar files nomination for BFI president's post, says will win elections with 70 percent votes

During a media interaction in New Delhi, Shelar said that he and his team had met virtually every state unit in the run-up to the much-delayed elections and have noted their dissatisfaction with the current dispensation headed by Ajay Singh.

Boxing Federation of India to hold much-delayed elections on 3 February
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Boxing Federation of India to hold much-delayed elections on 3 February

The process has been due since September last year but postponed twice citing the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay eventually led to the Uttar Pradesh Amateur Boxing Association seeking Delhi High Court's intervention in the matter.

BFI office-bearers granted extension in EGM, elections set for February next year
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BFI office-bearers granted extension in EGM, elections set for February next year

The BFI elections, to be held in September originally, were postponed to December because of the pandemic before being suspended further.