Asian Games 2018: Boxers Vikas Krishan, Amit Phangal assure medals after sealing semis berth; Sarjubala Devi bows out
Vikas Krishan (75kg) overcame a bleeding left eye to assure himself of a third successive medal at the Asian Games, while Amit Panghal (49kg) produced a power-packed performance in his quarterfinal bout to guarantee a maiden podium finish.
India have just one women's fighter left standing, flyweight Sarjubala Devi, who will try to avoid a medal wipeout when she fights China's Chang Yuan on Wednesday for a place in the semi-finals.
Asian Games 2018: Sarjubala Devi advances to flyweight 51kg quarter-finals, Manoj Kumar ousted in second round
India's Sarjubala Devi put on an impressive performance as she surged to a victory over Tajikistan's Madina Ghaforova in the 51 kg flyweight category to qualify for the next round.
Asian Games 2018: Vikas Krishan, Sarjubala Devi lead India's charge in boxing as pugilists aim to continue fine form
Led by the likes of Vikas Krishan, Manoj Kumar and Sarjubala Devi, Indian boxing contingent will hope to build on a creditable Commowealth Games performance in the upcoming Asian Games.
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.
Asian Games 2018: Boxers Sachin Siwach, Nikhat Zareen in selection controversy ahead of quadrennial event
The Mail Today reported that the young boxers Siwach and Nikhat had written to the BFI President Ajay Singh, seeking a chance to compete in the Asian Games trials.
Mary Kom-led Indian women's boxing team to train in Italy, Ireland as part of preparation for Asian Games 2018
The legendary MC Mary Kom will lead a star-studded Indian women's boxing team's training stint in Italy as part of the preparation for the upcoming Asian Games.
Indian boxing's revival march will touch another milestone when the country hosts the inaugural India Open for men and women in New Delhi from Sunday in a field which would feature boxers from traditional powerhouses such as Cuba and Kazakhstan among others.
Indian boxer Sonia Lather (57kg) settled for a silver medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships after going down to top seed Alessia Mesiano of Italy
Former Asian silver-medallist Sonia Lather was the lone Indian boxer to make the semis and assure a medal at the AIBA Women's World Championships.