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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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
India's remaining squad will be made up of gold winners from the upcoming nationals.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The BFI elections, to be held in September originally, were postponed to December because of the pandemic before being suspended further.