Vikas Krishan News
Fit-again Vikas Krishan to train with pro boxers abroad in preparation for Asian Games, 2024 Olympics
Among the most accomplished names in Indian boxing, Vikas feels training at the Indian national camp will not suffice and he needs to fight with professional boxers to grow as a pugilist.
Mary Kom, Amit Panghal added to boxing national camps
Panghal was joined by a fit-again Vikas Krishan, who underwent shoulder surgery last year after the Olympics, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar, and Ashish Kumar in the men's camp in Patiala.
Narender Rana to replace CA Kuttappa as Indian men's boxing team's head coach, says report
A former Asian Championship bronze-medallist and a four-time national champion, the 49-year-old Rana has been a seasoned coach with the Services Sports Control Board.
Tokyo Olympians set to skip National Men's Boxing Championships, World Championships
Amit Panghal (52kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg), Vikas Krishan (69kg), Ashish Chaudhary (75kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) had competed at the Tokyo Games.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Vikas Krishan undergoes surgery on dislocated shoulder, vows to come back ‘stronger and better’
Krishan, who was competing in his third Olympics in Tokyo, was forced out early after "fighting with one hand" in the opening clash against Japan's Sewon Okazawa.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Injured Vikas Krishan bows out of Games after losing opening bout to Japan's Okazawa
The 29-year-old Krishan sustained a cut below his left eye in the high-voltage clash, which, according to team sources, he competed with a shoulder niggle.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Heavy weight of expectations on Indians again
That old adage about the Olympics will hold true for all top Indian athletes at Tokyo: it’s not good enough to be the best. You need to be the best on the stage where it counts.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Vikas Krishan in focus as Indian boxers aim to negotiate difficult draws
Vikas Krishan (69kg) will open India's boxing campaign on Saturday against local favourite Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa, just one of the several tricky opponents that the country's pugilists will have to get past as they negotiate a challenging path to the medal rounds.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Amit Panghal among four who get byes as Indian boxers get tough overall draw
An unprecedented nine Indian boxers would be vying for medals at the showpiece, where none could secure a podium finish in the 2016 edition.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva confident of 'stronger performance' from Indian boxers
Nine Indian boxers are taking part in Tokyo Olympics 2020.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: From Amit Panghal to MC Mary Kom, meet India's nine boxing gems at Games
From Amit Panghal to MC Mary Kom, here are nine Indian boxers who will go for glory at Tokyo Olympics 2020,
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian boxing contingent to leave for Games from Italy on 17 July
An unprecedented nine Indian pugilists have qualified for the Tokyo Olympics, including five men and four women.
Indian boxing's trailblazer Vijender Singh outgrows Olympic identity, says 'life is a new lesson everyday'
With COVID-19 casting a shadow on almost everything that was once normal in the world, Vijender's professional career is also on hold for now although he does hope to fight at least once later this year.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian boxers to have three-week training camp abroad ahead of Games
The complete modalities of the planned trip will be revealed after the venue is finalised. The Indian boxing team has travelled quite a bit in the past few months for tournaments and training, including a lengthy trip to Europe.
Asian Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa through to final; Vikas Krishan wins bronze
Tokyo Olympics-bound Panghal out-punched familiar foe Saken Bibossinov of Kazakhstan 5-0. Meanwhile, Thapa dominated top-seeded defending champion Bakhodur Usmonov of Tajikistan to make the final.
Asian Boxing Championships: Amit Panghal, Varinder Singh, Vikas Krishan enter semis as India's medal haul swells to 15
Vikas pulled off a hard-fought 4-1 triumph over Iran's Moslem Maghsoudi Mal Amir as India surpassed its previous best medal haul of 13 that was achieved in the 2019 edition.
Asian Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa secures medal with quarter-final win, Mohammed Hussamuddin loses
Thapa prevailed 5-0 in a lop-sided clash to set up a showdown with defending champion and top seed Bakhodur Usmonov of Tajikistan. Usmonov outclassed John Paul Panuayan.
Boxam International: Manish Kaushik strikes gold; unlucky Simranjit Kaur among five silver medallists
Simranjit could not take the ring against Rashida Ellis after her semis opponent — Kiria Tapia of Puerto Rico — tested positive for COVID-19, thereby forcing organisers to stop the Indian from competing despite her negative test.
Boxam International Tournament: India's Satish Kumar, Ashish Kumar enter semi-finals
Also advancing to the last-four round was Sumit Sangwan (81kg) after a 4-1 triumph over Mohor El Ziad of Belgium.
Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik enter semi-finals of Boxam International Tournament, Amit Panghal eliminated
Olympic-bound Vikas and Manish, both bronze-winners from the world championships and the Commonwealth Games, joined Mohammed Hussamuddin (57kg) in the last-four stage.