Womens World-boxing-championships-2018

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Women's World Boxing Championships: MC Mary Kom assured of record seventh medal; three other Indians enter semis
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Women's World Boxing Championships: MC Mary Kom assured of record seventh medal; three other Indians enter semis

Mary Kom defeated China's Wu Yu 5-0 in the light flyweight (48kg) category quarter-finals to enter the last-four stage and be assured of at least a bronze.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Ex-champion Stanimira Petrova accuses judges of corruption after loss to Sonia Chahal
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Ex-champion Stanimira Petrova accuses judges of corruption after loss to Sonia Chahal

Petrova, who was a bantamweight (54kg) gold-medallist from the 2014 edition of the event, went down in a split 2-3 verdict to the 21-year-old Sonia.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Pinki Rani, Sonia, Simranjit Kaur advance to maintain India's winning start
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Pinki Rani, Sonia, Simranjit Kaur advance to maintain India's winning start

Hosts India kept its all-win record intact at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships with Pinki Rani, Sonia and Simranjit Kaur notching up victories in their respective bouts.

Women's World Boxing Championships: 21-year-old Sonia storms into 57kg pre-quarter-finals with unanimous verdict
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Women's World Boxing Championships: 21-year-old Sonia storms into 57kg pre-quarter-finals with unanimous verdict

Sonia, daughter of a farmer from Nimri village in Bhiwani district of Haryana, used her defensive style to good effect to emerge as the winner in a 5-0 unanimous verdict.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Fearing IOC sanctions, IOA asks Sports Ministry to resolve Kosovan boxer's visa issue
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Fearing IOC sanctions, IOA asks Sports Ministry to resolve Kosovan boxer's visa issue

In a strongly-worded letter to the sports ministry, IOA president Narinder Batra said that India could be barred by the International Olympic Committee from hosting major events.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Olympic medallist Mira Potkonen emerges as flag-bearer of conventional sports in Finland
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Olympic medallist Mira Potkonen emerges as flag-bearer of conventional sports in Finland

Having won Finland’s only medal at Rio Olympics, boxer Mira Potkonen has become a flag-bearer for conventional sports in a country where events like Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships and Wife Carrying World Championships are now the biggest rage.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Gridlock over Kosovo's participation may cost India big-ticket events, says IOA
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Gridlock over Kosovo's participation may cost India big-ticket events, says IOA

India does not recognise Kosovo but since Sadiku also holds an Albanian passport, the Boxing Federation of India was hoping for a resolution to the issue.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Boxers forced to wear surgical masks, scarves while training due to pollution in New Delhi
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Boxers forced to wear surgical masks, scarves while training due to pollution in New Delhi

The Women's World Boxing Championships will take place in an indoor stadium in New Delhi but teams are complaining about a toxic smog hanging over the city.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Won't be easy for Mary Kom to win sixth gold, says India's high-performance director
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Won't be easy for Mary Kom to win sixth gold, says India's high-performance director

Santiago Nieva said it won't be easy for Mary Kom to pocket her sixth World Championships gold, although she remains India's best bet.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Ramla Ali on hiding career from conservative parents, becoming Somalia's first-ever boxer at event
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Ramla Ali on hiding career from conservative parents, becoming Somalia's first-ever boxer at event

"I've gone through a lot of hardships for this sport. I've suffered. I've even lied to my parents. But I know I can't stay away from boxing. This sport is my life," says Ramla.

Women's World Boxing Championships: Saweety Boora's journey from training in ploughed fields to boxing for India
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Women's World Boxing Championships: Saweety Boora's journey from training in ploughed fields to boxing for India

Saweety Boora talks to Firstpost about her journey from having to train in ploughed fields in Haryana to representing India at the Women's Boxing World Championships