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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.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom says boxing is a sport 'not just for men', encourages youngsters to 'never give up
"Boxing is not a sport just for men" was what six-time world champion and Olympic medallist boxer MC Mary Kom told 25,000 students while sharing her life story during an online class on Wednesday.
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
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Qualifiers shifting to India from Wuhan will be a great boost for local boxers, says pugilist Simranjit Kaur
Former World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur on Friday said besides home advantage it will act as a confidence booster for local boxers if India get to host the Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which has been cancelled in the Chinese city of Wuhan following the outbreak of coronavirus.
Indian Boxing League: Nikhat Zareen, Mandeep Jangra help North East Rhinos secure hard-fought win over Bombay Bullets
Riding on determined efforts by skipper Nikhat Zareen and Mandeep Jangra, NE Rhinos registered a hard-fought 4-3 win over Bombay Bullets in their penultimate match in the Big Bout Indian Boxing League in New Delhi on Saturday.
Champion boxer MC Mary Kom on Saturday recused herself from the Dronacharya Award selection panel in order to avoid conflict of interest as her personal coach Chhotelal Yadav was in contention.
Pro boxer Neeraj Goyat outpunches Ernesto Cardona Sanchez in first fight after getting new promoters
Indian professional boxer Neeraj Goyat defeated Ernesto Cardona Sanchez in his first fight since signing up with Canada-based Lee Baxter Promotions for a contract worth Rs 1.5 crore annually.
Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Tuesday said his much-awaited fight for the Commonwealth super middleweight title could be held in September after being cancelled earlier this month, but the opponent has not yet been finalised.
Ace boxer MC Mary Kom says she's training 'smartly' while setting sights on sixth World Championship gold
Indian boxer MC Mary Kom says she has her sights set on a historic sixth World Championship crown and is training "smartly" to achieve it.
President's Cup: All you need to know about Mizoram's Nutlai Lalbiakkima, the newest Indian boxing star in town
Nutlai Lalbiakkima secured a berth in the President's Cup semis after a 4-1 result in the 49kg category bout against Olympic gold medallist and world No 1 Hasanboy Dusmatov.
Boxer Manoj Kumar might have had to settle for a bronze in the 69kg event at the Commonwealth Games 2018, but he maintains that the medal will only inspire him for the bigger challenges that lie on the road ahead.
Commonwealth Games 2018: India a boxing powerhouse in making, says High Performance Director Santiago Nieva
Indian boxing's High Performance Director Santiago Nieva added that his stint with the BFI so far has exceeded expectations, and that the pugilists in this country received better support than those in other nations.
Commonwealth Games 2018: L Sarita Devi, Vikas Krishan confident that Indian boxers will win medals at Gold Coast
Leading boxers L Sarita Devi and Vikas Krishan drew a confident picture when it came to their preparation for the Commonwealth Games.
"I have been unlucky but who isn't in this world at some point?", asked L Devendro Singh, trying to make sense of past rejections and near misses of an otherwise fine career so far.
Hungarian Zsofia Bedo, who will be former world champion L Sarita Devi's opponent in the latter's debut professional fight, has promised to reduce her to tears in the contest scheduled for 29 January in Imphal.
Including boxers in the decision-making process and making it mandatory for them to compete in the National Championships were the two major decisions taken by BFI on Tuesday.
Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Saturday met former Olympic bronze-medallist Vijender Singh to discuss the way forward for Indian boxing.
While many internet Indians are mourning this great man’s death, the state of India’s boxing culture has remained mournful in the recent past.
Amir added that he's a big fan of Indian boxers Vijender and Mary Kom, and wants to setup boxing and MMA academies in India to tap into the raw talent.