Mary, who is a six-time world champion, last competed at the Asian Olympic qualifiers in Jordan in March last year.
Bala recently scored her first goal for Rangers FC in the Scottish Women's Premier League in a 9-0 decimation of Motherwell FC. She signed an 18-month contract with Rangers in January.
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain tests positive for coronavirus, misses flight to Italy for training-cum-competition trip
While two other boxers could not travel for other reasons, Olympic quota winner Lovlina missed it after contracting the virus, following a visit to her home town in Assam where she went to see her ailing mother.
Tokyo-bound Indian boxers to travel to Europe for training, competition; MC Mary Kom among three to opt out
In all, a 28-member contingent will travel, including 10 men and six women boxers along with the support staff. The exposure has been sanctioned by the government at an estimated cost of Rs 1.31 crore.
Boxing high-performance director Santiago Nieva hoping to add seven boxers to national camp as lockdown eases
Talking about the precautions being taken, Nieva said all campers' body temperatures are checked daily and the hygiene protocol is also being adhered to strictly.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju to join MC Mary Kom, Anjum Moudgil in online yoga session organised by Shilpa Shetty
The session will begin at 5 pm on Sunday and will be streamed live on Fit India's YouTube as well as the Facebook and Instagram pages of Shilpa Shetty Kundra.
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom says boxing is a sport 'not just for men', encourages youngsters to 'never give up
"Boxing is not a sport just for men" was what six-time world champion and Olympic medallist boxer MC Mary Kom told 25,000 students while sharing her life story during an online class on Wednesday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Asian Games gold medal-winning boxer Ngangom Dingko Singh tests positive for COVID-19
Dingko Singh was flown to the national capital earlier this month to undergo radiation therapy and had returned to his home state Manipur after being diagnosed with jaundice once again
Sania Mirza feels women’s sport in India has come a long way but ‘cultural issues’ still are a major hindrance
Sania spoke on a range of issues including the role of parents and attitude of coaches towards women players during a webinar organised by the AITA and SAI
Coronavirus Outbreak: Boxers likely to avoid sparring sessions in absence of proper health protocols
There is still some time before training resumes at national camps but even when it does, boxers will not engage in any sparring till clear guidelines are in place to ensure their safety in a world scarred by the COVID-19 pandemic.
MC Mary Kom conducts online seminar on injury management with fellow pugilists, health and fitness experts
Six-time world MC Mary Kom on Tuesday explained the nuances of injury-management to fellow boxers in an online education programme of the BFI
India's biggest sportspersons - current and former - gazed into the crystal ball and predicted the future of sports once the action resumes.
A six-time world champion and an Olympic bronze-winner, surely MC Mary Kom can be expected to have a "secret mantra for success". But as it turns out, she has none.
In a conference call with these boxers on Sunday, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) President Ajay Singh took stock of their preparations amid a national lockdown till 14 April to fight the pandemic.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Games' postponement not a surprise, but a welcome decision for athletes, says Neeraj Chopra
Chopra qualified for the Olympics at the Athletics Central North East Meeting League meeting in Potchefstroom, South Africa earlier this month, making an impressive return to the circuit after recovering from an elbow injury.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: IOA, NSFs and SAI must stay on top of their game to help athletes after postponement of Games
It is crucial that the Indian Olympic Association, the National Sports Federations and the Sports Authority of India are at hand to counsel the athletes in the wake of the decision to defer the Tokyo Games until next year.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: MC Mary Kom, Eliud Kipchoge and other leading athletes hail IOC's decision to postpone Games
Here's a look at how some of the leading athletes across the world reacted to the IOC's decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics until the summer of 2021.
"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
Indian boxing's High Performance Director Santiago Nieva says even during travel bans, we have infrastructure to ensure training is not affected
Nieva is in precautionary quarantine till 27 March after the team's return from the Asian Olympic Qualifiers in Jordan, where India secured an unprecedented nine Tokyo spots.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Indian boxers returning from Olympic qualifiers in Jordan to be home-quarantined
A total of 13 boxers and almost an equal number of coaching staff arrive back on Thursday after clinching an unprecedented nine Olympic slots in the qualifiers which concluded on Wednesday in Amman.