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BFI involves parents of junior pugilists in 'E-pathshala' program; Kiren Rijiju, MC Mary Kom attend interaction
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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.

Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Mary Kom, Sardar Singh predict post-Coronavirus sports world
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Sachin Tendulkar, Abhinav Bindra, Mary Kom, Sardar Singh predict post-Coronavirus sports world

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
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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.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Mary Kom donates one month's salary to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Mary Kom donates one month's salary to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund

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.

Coronavirus pandemic: In self-isolation, I have found some freedom, says star boxer Mary Kom
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Coronavirus pandemic: In self-isolation, I have found some freedom, says star boxer Mary Kom

"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
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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
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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.

Vinesh Phogat, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom among nominees for BBC Sportswoman of the Year Award
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Vinesh Phogat, PV Sindhu, Mary Kom among nominees for BBC Sportswoman of the Year Award

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?'
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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.

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.

India hockey captain Rani Rampal 'humbled and honoured' after being conferred Padma Shri
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India hockey captain Rani Rampal 'humbled and honoured' after being conferred Padma Shri

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
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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
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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
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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.

Women’s World Rapid Chess Championship triumph was unexpected, says Koneru Humpy
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Women’s World Rapid Chess Championship triumph was unexpected, says Koneru Humpy

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'
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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.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Mary Kom beats Nikhat Zareen in much-anticipated clash to make Indian team for qualifiers
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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
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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.