The one-year doping ban on former Asian silver-medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan was lifted after he proved that his intake of a banned substance was unintentional
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
Former Asian silver medallist boxer Sumit Sangwan was on Thursday banned for one year by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for failing a dope test.
South Asian Games 2019: Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju announces cash reward of Rs 1.5 lakh for 174 Indian gold medallists
The South Asian Games concluded on Tuesday with India topping the table for the 13th time in a row, winning 312 medals including 174 gold, 93 silver and 45 bronze
India's chief boxing coach CA Kuttappa shocked by positive dope test of former Asian silver-medallist Sumit Sangwan
Sangwan was crowned 91kg category national champion in October and was preparing to return to his preferred 81kg division when it came out that he has tested positive for a diuretic acetazolamide.
Four-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (63kg) secured himself a medal at the Olympic test event for boxing by winning his quarter-final bout on Tuesday while six other Indians made the last-four stage without even stepping inside the ring
Shiva Thapa, Mohammed Hussamuddin among six Indians to enter finals of GeeBee Boxing tournament in Finland
There was no stopping the Indian juggernaut as Shiva Thapa and Mohammed Hussamuddin, along with four others, advanced to the finals of the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland.
Sumit, who is making a comeback after recovering from a wrist injury, brushed aside local favourite Kosta Bozovic in his quarterfinal bout.
The debutant trio of Amit Panghal (49kg), Mohammed Hussamuddin (56kg) and Naman Tanwar (91kg) joined Manoj in the semi-finals of the mega-event.
Commonwealth Games 2018: Boxers Amit Panghal, Naman Tanwar enter quarter-finals with comprehensive wins
Indian boxers Amit Panghal (49kg) and Naman Tanwar (91kg) on Friday advanced to the quarter-finals after notching up comprehensive wins in their opening bouts
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.
World Boxing Championships 2017: Kavinder Bisht, Gaurav Bidhuri reach quarters; Shiva Thapa, Manoj Kumar out
Kavinder Bisht (52kg) and Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) entered the quarterfinals with upset wins but Shiva Thapa's quest for a second World Boxing Championship medal ended in a heartbreak in Hamburg on Monday.
World Boxing Championship 2017: Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri reach quarters; Vikas Krishnan bows out
Amit Phangal (49kg) and Gaurav Bidhuri (56kg) punched their way to enter the quarterfinals but former bronze-medallist, Vikas Krishan (75kg) was ousted after a 2nd-round loss in the 19th World Boxing Championships
World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa, former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar, Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri and Satish Kumar claimed gold medals
Fourth seed Shiva Thapa (60kg) and unseeded Sumit Sangwan (91kg) continued to pack a powerful punch for India at the Asian Boxing Championships, advancing to the final with contrasting victories in Tashkent on Friday.
Top seed Vikas Krishan (75kg) and fourth seed Shiva Thapa (60kg) were among the four Indian boxers who qualified for the World Championships and assured themselves of medals by advancing to the Asian Championships semifinals in Tashkent on Wednesday.
Krishan will look to make an impression since the Asian Championships will have 60 qualifying spots (the top six in each weight category) for the world event.
Former Asian Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (75 kg) became the third Indian boxer to enter the quarters of the World Olympic Qualifying Tournament here and be just one win away from booking a berth in the Rio Games this August.
Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Sunday advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the AIBA World Olympic Qualification tournament after notching up a hard-fought win over eighth seed Juan Carlos Carrillo of Colombia in Baku.