High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva eyes five Olympic berths, believes Indian boxers 'can do something special' in Tokyo
"Every tournament we go, we always compare the results to what could have happened if it were the Olympics. Are we on the right track? So far, we have shown in every single competition that we are doing well," Nieva said.
World Boxing Championships 2019: Indian boxers are closing in on Kazakhs and Uzbeks, says high-performance director Santiago Nieva
Indian boxers' unparalleled performance at the just-concluded men's world championship shows they are "closing in" on traditional powerhouses such as Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva has asserted.
World Boxing Championships 2019: Manish Kaushik says he was confident of securing a medal at showpiece event
The 25-year-old, who hails from Devsar village which is about 5km from the cradle of Indian boxing — Bhiwani, signed off with a bronze on Friday in Ekaterinburg after losing 0-5 to top-seeded Cuban Andy Gomez Cruz.
World Boxing Championships 2019: Medals secured, Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik chase history in semi-finals
India would be aiming to better their best ever show when Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) step inside the ring against tough opponents in pursuit of summit berths in the World Men's Boxing Championship on Friday.
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World Boxing Championships 2019: Medal-winning show assures Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik of place in next year's Olympics Qualifiers
Panghal and Kaushik have entered the semi-finals of the ongoing World Boxing Championships, making it the first time when India have more than one boxer left in the fray for the medal rounds of the marquee event.
World Boxing Championships 2019: Amit Panghal enters quarter-finals; Manish Kaushik, Sanjeet, Kavinder Singh Bisht advance
The second-seeded Panghal triumphed 5-0 in a draining bout. The reigning Asian champion will next be up against Filipino Carlo Paalam, who had lost to Panghal in the semifinals of the Asian Games in Jakarta last year.
World Men's Boxing Championships 2019: Kavinder Singh Bisht, Sanjeet into pre-quarter-finals; Brijesh Yadav eliminated
Fifth seeded Indian Kavinder Bisht left his rival with a bloodied face before the judges ruled 3-2 in his favour after an exhausting bout during which both the boxers managed to connect very few impactful punches
World Boxing Championships 2019: Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik progress to pre-quarter-finals; Ashish Kumar eliminated
A quarterfinalist in the last edition of the World Championship in Hamburg, Amit Panghal's trademark aggression and pace was something that Tu Po-Wei just couldn't cope with.
World Boxing Championship: Manish Kaushik eases past Kyrgyzstan's Uulu Argen Kadyrbek to enter second round in 63 kg category
Kaushik prevailed 5-0 in the thoroughly lopsided opening-round bout. He will next face the Netherland's Enrico Lacruz.
President's Cup boxing: Shiva Thapa clinches India's first gold in tournament after getting a walkover in finals
Making his international debut in the newly-introduced Olympic category of 63kg, Thapa was to fight Kazakhstan's Zakir Safiullin in the summit clash but his opponent had to pull out due to injury.
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.
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Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik bag gold each as India claim six medals at Stamm International Boxing
Gaurav Solanki and Manish Kaushik bagged a gold each as Indian boxers finished with a rich haul of six medals at the XXXVI Feliks Stamm International Boxing Tournament in Warsaw, Poland.
Asiad 2018 gold medallist Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa among Indian boxers affected as AIBA rejigs Olympic divisions
Some of Indian boxing's most accomplished names such as Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa and Manish Kaushik will be moving to higher weight categories to sustain their Olympic dream as the sport's world body has scrapped their current divisions from the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Sachin Siwach pulls off knockout win to enter quarter-final; Manish Kaushik, Gaurav Bidhuri also through in boxing nationals
The 19-year-old Sachin, competing for the Railways Sports Promotion Board (RSPB), landed the knockout blow in the third round of the second-round contest against Chandigarh's Mansoor Ahmed.
World bronze-medallist Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) will be among the 360 boxers vying for top honours in the National Men's Championship starting on Saturday which will be skipped by some top stars such as Amit Panghal and Vikas Krishan.
Asian Games 2018: Setbacks are a better teacher as they make you stronger, says Indian boxer Shiva Thapa
The first and only Indian boxer with three consecutive Asian Championships medals a gold (2013), silver (2017) and a bronze (2015), Shiva would be competing in his second Asian Games, scheduled from 18 August in Jakarta and Palembang.
Asian Games 2018: Shiva Thapa, Dheeraj Rangi and Sarjubala Devi claim open spots on Indian boxing team after trials
Shiva Thapa and Sarjubala Devi claimed the open spots on India's Asian Games boxing team, going through trials to make the cut, unlike some of the other candidates, who were selected on the basis of performances in international competitions.