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.
India's biggest sportspersons - current and former - gazed into the crystal ball and predicted the future of sports once the action resumes.
Coronavirus Outbreak: PM Narendra Modi discusses COVID-19 threat with top sportspersons, seeks support for awareness campaigns
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday discussed the the rapidly-growing threat of the COVID-19 pandemic with India's top athletes, including cricket icon Virat Kohli and star shuttler PV Sindhu, urging them to support awareness campaigns on social distancing.
Mary Kom on Monday said she will donate her one month's salary as Rajya Sabha MP, amounting to Rs 1 lakh, to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.
"I am chilling, doing my exercises, taking care of my fitness and playing with my children after being away from them for almost one month," Mary Kom said
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Big talk is forgotten, it's performance which stays, says MC Mary Kom after qualifying
Mary Kom pulled no punches as she lambasted critics after securing her second Olympic appearance, saying those who bring politics into sports should remember that it's performance that creates legacy
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's Amit Panghal gets top billing, Mary Kom seeded second in boxing's Asian qualifiers
Eight men and five women from India will be aiming to secure Tokyo Olympics berths at the continental event being conducted by the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Boxing Task Force.
Star wrestler Vinesh Phogat, badminton queen PV Sindhu and boxing great MC Mary Kom will compete for the inaugural BBC Indian sportswoman of the year award after being nominated for the honour with two other athletes.
Wrestler Vinesh Phogat raises questions on Padma Awards after snub, asks 'who decides who shall be awarded?'
Vinesh Phogat on Sunday raised questions about the manner in which Padma awards are given to sportspersons, terming the process as an "unfair one" after facing the snub for the third time.
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.
Apart from Rampal, the celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the third highest award Padma Bhushan.
Padma Awards 2020: Jaitley, Sushma conferred Padma Vibhushan; Anand Mahindra, Manohar Parrikar get Padma Bhushan; Karan Johar gets Padma Shri
Padma Awards: The Padma Vibhushan for this year has been awarded to a total of seven prominent personalities, while 16 have been given the Padma Bhushan and 118 have been given the Padma Shri
Mary Kom to be conferred with Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu named for Padma Bhushan; Zaheer Khan, Rani Rampal to get Padma Shri
Celebrated boxer MC Mary Kom will be conferred with the Padma Vibhushan, the country's second highest civilian award, while world champion shuttler PV Sindhu will get the Padma Bhushan
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Vijender Singh welcomes BFI's pitch to host qualifiers, says move will boost India's chances
"If the qualifiers come to India, it will be a big shot in the arm for our boxers. I am sure a lot more Indian boxers will make the cut, because home support is a big factor," Vijender said.
Humpy capped the 2019 in a stunning fashion since she made a comeback to the sport this year after starting a family.
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
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
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.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen in much-anticipated clash to make Indian team for qualifiers
In a bout which had very few clear punches, Mary Kom prevailed 9-1 against Nikhat Zareen to make the India squad.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Nikhat Zareen calls for fair trials for Asian qualifying tournament; wants bouts to be televised live
Nikhat Zareen on Tuesday demanded fair Olympic selection trials and asked the national federation (BFI) to telecast the fight live after her much-anticipated showdown against MC Mary Kom in the Indian Boxing League was cancelled.