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.
The AGM was to take place at the federation headquarters in Gurugram but "a majority of the state associations" sought a postponement citing the pandemic.
The BFI is currently led by Ajay Singh, owner of airline company Spicejet. He took charge in 2016 following elections conducted under the supervision of the International Boxing Association.
Boxing Federation of India sets sights on increasing women's representation in administration to 25 percent
No woman holds a top position in the BFI's administrative fabric as of now even though a sizeable number is there in coaching as well as the technical officials' group.
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.
BFI involves parents of junior pugilists in 'E-pathshala' program; Kiren Rijiju, MC Mary Kom attend interaction
Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has been educating the next generation of pugilists and their parents as a part of government's Khelo India initiative.
Indian women boxers' High Performance Director Raffaele Bergamasco flies back to Italy to be with ailing wife
Bergamasco flew back on Wednesday in an Air India flight and according to Boxing Federation of India's Executive Director R K Sacheti, he is expected to be back in the country after a fortnight or so.
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.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Asian Games gold medal-winning boxer Ngangom Dingko Singh tests positive for COVID-19
Dingko Singh was flown to the national capital earlier this month to undergo radiation therapy and had returned to his home state Manipur after being diagnosed with jaundice once again
Men’s boxing coach CA Kuttappa says he’s looking forward to resumption of national camp, home training during lockdown not enough
India's chief men's boxing coach CA Kuttappa says he cannot wait for the national camp to resume on 10 June after the COVID-19-forced disruption as he is not satisfied with the Olympic-bound pugilists' fitness training at home.
Boxing Federation of India to pay part of outstanding dues by 20 May; AIBA threatens suspension on delay
India lost the hosting rights of the 2021 men's world championship for non-payment of host fee ($400,000), which prompted AIBA to impose a penalty of $500,000 on the national federation.
Decision taken in haste: BFI on AIBA taking 2021 men's world championship's hosting rights away from India
In a statement on Monday night, AIBA handed over the championship, originally allotted to India in 2017, to Serbian capital Belgrade.
India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee
The Boxing Federation of India acknowledged the delay but blamed it on "procedural complications" arising out of the AIBA's failure to resolve "issues" with regards to the account in which the money was to be transferred
Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh 'went into depression' upon missing cancer treatment due to lockdown
Dingko's transfer to Delhi by a Spicejet air ambulance was personally facilitated by BFI president Ajay Singh, after he missed a scheduled radiation therapy session due to the ongoing national lockdown.
MC Mary Kom conducts online seminar on injury management with fellow pugilists, health and fitness experts
Six-time world MC Mary Kom on Tuesday explained the nuances of injury-management to fellow boxers in an online education programme of the BFI
Asian Games gold medallist Dingko Singh flown to Delhi for cancer treatment amidst nation-wide lockdown
The transfer of Dingko Singh to Delhi by a Spicejet air ambulance was facilitated by the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) after he missed a scheduled radiation therapy session due to the ongoing coronavirus-forced national lockdown