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Jun 12, 2017
IOC increase weight categories for women, drop two divisions from men's event for Olympic Games 2020In a bid to bridge the increasing gender parity in the Games, IOC has decided to increase weight categories for women and drop two divisions from the men's event of the 2020 Olympic Games.
Aug 31, 2016
Vijender Singh, Mary Kom and other stalwarts demand complete revamp to halt Indian boxing's declineThey are appalled, they are angry and they want accountability to be fixed. Indian boxing’s biggest names are demanding an all systems reboot to halt boxing's decline after a medal-less Olympic campaign in Rio and their roadmap goes beyond having the much-delayed national federation.
Aug 27, 2016
Coach Gurbax Sandhu takes responsibility for India's medal-less boxing campaign at Rio OlympicsSandhu is ready to take "moral responsibility" for India's medal-less boxing campaign in Olympics but he says the four-year-long administrative logjam cannot escape blame for all that has gone wrong with the once flourishing sport.
Aug 11, 2016
Rio Olympics 2016: Indian boxers replace kits after disqualification scareThreatened with disqualification for not wearing vests bearing their country's name, Indian boxers at the ongoing Olympics have got their kits replaced as required by the AIBA and will now compete without any hindrance.
Jul 21, 2016
Rio 2016: Boxers under pressure but will deliver, says national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu"It's as if someone cast an evil eye on Indian boxing", said national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu as he tried to make sense of the downward spiral that gripped the sport's administration four years ago leaving the three Olympic-bound pugilists under tremendous pressure.
Jul 04, 2016
Rio 2016: PM Narendra Modi meets members of Indian contingent ahead of OlympicsPM Narendra Modi met the Indian athletes who will represent the country at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and wished them luck.
Jun 24, 2016
Rio-bound Vikas Krishan settles for bronze after injury rules him out of semi-final clashVikas Krishan who qualified for the 2016 Olympics is a doubtful starter at Friday's semifinal as he has sustained a cut on his face.
Jun 23, 2016
Rio calling: Manoj Kumar becomes second Indian boxer to qualify for 2016 OlympicsFormer Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) on Thursday became the second Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympic Games after advancing to the semifinals of the AIBA World Qualifying Tournament in Baku.
Jun 20, 2016
L Devendro Singh storms into World Olympics Qualifying quarters, Manoj Kumar makes last sixteenL Devendro Singh (49kg) stormed into the quarterfinal, while the experienced Manoj Kumar (64kg) entered the last-16 stage of the AIBA's World Olympic Qualifier
Jun 19, 2016
Sumit Sangwan reaches pre-quarters of AIBA World Olympic Qualifiers, Satish Kumar bows outIndian boxer Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Sunday advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA World Olympic Qualification tournament after notching up a hard-fought win over eighth seed Juan Carlos Carrillo of Colombia in Baku.