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Turning Point: 'Olympic medal made me,' boxer Vijender Singh recounts the moment that changed his life
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Turning Point: 'Olympic medal made me,' boxer Vijender Singh recounts the moment that changed his life

Boxer Vijender Singh went to the 2008 Olympics as an underdog and came home with a historic medal. 12 years later, he still feels his Beijing waltz was the turning point of his illustrious career.

After being conferred with Padma Vibhushan, boxer Mary Kom dreams of winning Bharat Ratna
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After being conferred with Padma Vibhushan, boxer Mary Kom dreams of winning Bharat Ratna

The first woman sportsperson to be decorated with the Padma Vibhushan, celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom on Sunday said she hopes to win the Bharat Ratna by winning a gold at the Tokyo Olympics.

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju speaks on Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen controversy, says 'India is proud of both of them'
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Sports minister Kiren Rijiju speaks on Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen controversy, says 'India is proud of both of them'

Sports minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday said not much should be made of the 'ugly spat' that marred the trial bout between MC Mary Kom and Nikhat Zareen and the country is proud of both the six-time world champion and her promising challenger.

Indian boxing in 2019: Amit Panghal's historic world medal, Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen controversy headline action-packed year
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Indian boxing in 2019: Amit Panghal's historic world medal, Mary Kom-Nikhat Zareen controversy headline action-packed year

In the world championship for men in boxing, Panghal gave India a watershed moment by making the finals after Manish Kaushik (63kg) fetched the bronze

'Why was this made a media trial?': Mary Kom hits back at Nikhat Zareen after beating her in Olympic trial bout
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'Why was this made a media trial?': Mary Kom hits back at Nikhat Zareen after beating her in Olympic trial bout

MC Mary Kom remained combative long after winning the trial for Olympic qualifiers on Saturday, slamming the controversy that preceded her showdown with Nikhat Zareen.

India Boxing League: Amit Panghal-led Gujarat Giants will have revenge on mind as they start favourites against Bombay Bullets
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India Boxing League: Amit Panghal-led Gujarat Giants will have revenge on mind as they start favourites against Bombay Bullets

World silver-medallist Amit Panghal will be the key for Gujarat Giants when they take on Bombay Bullets in the semi-finals of the Big Bout India Boxing League on Thursday

Indian Boxing League: Mandeep Jangra's comeback win helps North East Rhinos beat Punjab Panthers, seal semi-final berth
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Indian Boxing League: Mandeep Jangra's comeback win helps North East Rhinos beat Punjab Panthers, seal semi-final berth

Yashpal claimed the first round with his energy but Mandeep Jangra used his unconventional style to great effect to be able to extend his run of victories to five from as many bouts.

India's chief boxing coach CA Kuttappa shocked by positive dope test of former Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan
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India's chief boxing coach CA Kuttappa shocked by positive dope test of former Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan

Sangwan was crowned 91kg category national champion in October and was preparing to return to his preferred 81kg division when it came out that he has tested positive for a diuretic acetazolamide.

South Asian Games 2019: Vikas Krishan to return to amateur fold, says next pro stint after Tokyo Olympics 2020
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South Asian Games 2019: Vikas Krishan to return to amateur fold, says next pro stint after Tokyo Olympics 2020

Vikas Krishan also revealed that he will now compete in the 69kg category instead of 75kg, the division in which he won a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games last year in Gold Coast.

Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh to fight Commonwealth champion Charles Adamu on 22 November
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Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh to fight Commonwealth champion Charles Adamu on 22 November

Vijender Singh, managed by the legendary Bob Arum's Top Rank Promotions and IOS Boxing, made his US debut earlier this year in July, recording an 11th successive win, beating Mike Snider.

After World Boxing Championships silver, Amit Panghal looks to add power to his punches ahead of Tokyo Olympics qualifiers
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After World Boxing Championships silver, Amit Panghal looks to add power to his punches ahead of Tokyo Olympics qualifiers

After last year's gold at the Asian Games, Amit Panghal won a gold at this year's Asian Championships before making it to the final of the World Championships in Russia. The result also means that he has made the cut for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China.

World Boxing Championships 2019: Satish Kumar, Duryodhan Singh Negi pay for sluggish starts with elimination
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World Boxing Championships 2019: Satish Kumar, Duryodhan Singh Negi pay for sluggish starts with elimination

Duryodhan Singh Negi, a former national champion, was competing in his maiden World Boxing Championships.

Lovlina Borgohain, Neeraj win gold in Umakhanov Memorial International Boxing Tournament as India end with six medals
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Lovlina Borgohain, Neeraj win gold in Umakhanov Memorial International Boxing Tournament as India end with six medals

Lovlina Borgohain and Neeraj clinched gold as Indian boxers ended their campaign with a rich haul at the Umakhanov Memorial International Boxing Tournament.

Indian medallists at World Boxing Championships will get direct entry into Olympic qualifiers
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Indian medallists at World Boxing Championships will get direct entry into Olympic qualifiers

India's overall record at the World Championships is four bronze medals, the first of which was won by the celebrated Vijender Singh in 2009 in Italy.

World Boxing Championships 2019: Amit Panghal to spearhead India's challenge; Shiva Thapa misses out in eight-man squad
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World Boxing Championships 2019: Amit Panghal to spearhead India's challenge; Shiva Thapa misses out in eight-man squad

Amit Panghal rode on his Asian Championships gold to get a direct entry, while Commonwealth Games silver-medallist Manish Kaushik edged past Shiva Thapa in India's eight-strong squad for the World Boxing Championships in September.

Asian Boxing Championships: Once too shy to wear gloves, Pooja Rani becomes first Indian woman to clinch gold in 81kg division
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Asian Boxing Championships: Once too shy to wear gloves, Pooja Rani becomes first Indian woman to clinch gold in 81kg division

Too 'shy' to even don the gloves when first introduced to boxing, Pooja Rani became the first Indian woman to win an Asian Championship gold in the 81kg category.

Asian Boxing Championships 2019: Kavinder Singh Bisht stuns world champion to assure India of medal; Lovlina Borgohain ousted
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Asian Boxing Championships 2019: Kavinder Singh Bisht stuns world champion to assure India of medal; Lovlina Borgohain ousted

Kavinder Singh Bisht upstaged reigning world champion Kairat Yeraliyev to be assured of his first Asian Boxing Championships medal.

Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa breezes into pre-quarters; Lovlina Borgohain, Manisha Moun through to last-eight
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Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa breezes into pre-quarters; Lovlina Borgohain, Manisha Moun through to last-eight

Shiva Thapa inched closer to adding a record fourth medal by entering the pre-quarter-finals while six other Indians advanced to the last-eight stage.

Indian boxing legend MC Mary Kom says hunger to take on challenges has kept her in pursuit of Olympics gold
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Indian boxing legend MC Mary Kom says hunger to take on challenges has kept her in pursuit of Olympics gold

MC Mary Kom has spent close to two decades slugging it out but she has no intention of quitting before she gets a chance to win Olympic gold in Tokyo.

Strandja Memorial Tournament: Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen progress in mixed day for Indian boxers in Bulgaria
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Strandja Memorial Tournament: Gaurav Solanki, Nikhat Zareen progress in mixed day for Indian boxers in Bulgaria

Gaurav Solanki advanced to the men's pre-quarters, while Nikhat Zareen made the women's quarter-finals of the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament.