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Sep 27, 2019
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.
Sep 26, 2019
After World Boxing Championships silver, Amit Panghal looks to add power to his punches ahead of Tokyo Olympics qualifiersAfter 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.
Sep 22, 2019
World Boxing Championships 2019: Indian boxers are closing in on Kazakhs and Uzbeks, says high-performance director Santiago NievaIndian 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.
Sep 20, 2019
World Boxing Championships 2019: Medals secured, Amit Panghal, Manish Kaushik chase history in semi-finalsIndia 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.
Sep 09, 2019
World Boxing Championships: Indian boxers spend first day sparring with Argentines with no competitive bouts on scheduleIndia will open the World Boxing Championships campaign on Tuesday with Brijesh Yadav (81kg) taking on Poland's Maleusz Goinski.
Sep 08, 2019
World Boxing Championships: No Olympic berths up for grabs but Indian boxers aim to improve medal record at eventWorld Boxing Championships was stripped of Olympic qualifier status after the IOC lost patience with the long-standing administrative mess in the AIBA and took control of the entire process, which will now start next year.
Jul 28, 2019
BFI mulls inviting foreign boxers over for Olympic training to save Indian pugilists from excess travelAthletes heading off to foreign shores to prepare themselves for Olympics is common in India. But boxing is set to buck the trend in the run-up to the qualifiers for next year's Tokyo Games to prevent any "travel-related burnouts".
Jul 25, 2019
Indian medallists at World Boxing Championships will get direct entry into Olympic qualifiersIndia'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.
May 01, 2019
Boxing must fix 'controversies' surrounding sport to end threat of exclusion from Tokyo Olympics 2020, says Santiago NievaBoxing must quickly fix "controversies" surrounding the sport to keep its Olympic place when a decision is made next month, leading international coach Santiago Nieva said on Tuesday.
Mar 07, 2019
Asiad 2018 gold medallist Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa among Indian boxers affected as AIBA rejigs Olympic divisionsSome 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.