Boxing

Mandeep Jangra won gold at Ulaanbaatar Cup

Mandeep Jangra has won the boxing gold at the Ulaanbaatar Cup 2018 in Mongolia. The Indian contingent amassed a total of 9 medals – 1 gold, 4 silver, and 4 bronze medals. Himanshu Sharma and Sonia Lather won the silver medal in their respective events. Mandeep Jangra earlier had won Commonwealth Games silver medal in 2014.

Sumit, Nikhat strike gold at Belgrade Boxing

Sumit Sangwan and Nikhat Zareen were among the three gold-medallists in India’s stupendous campaign at the 56th Belgrade International Boxing Tournament in Serbia.Also claiming a gold was Himanshu Sharma, who defeated Algeria’s Mohammed Touareg 5-0 in his final bout. India ended the tournament with three gold, five silver and five bronze medals in all.

Vikas Krishan won gold in boxing

Vikas Krishan won gold by defeating Cameroon’s Dieudonne Ntsengue in men’s 75 kg final.The Asian Games 2010 gold medallist joined Mary Kom (women’s 45-48 kg) and Gaurav Solanki (men’s 52 kg) to win boxing gold at Gold Coast.This was the first CWG gold for India in middleweight boxing category.

Boxer Satish Kumar bags silver at CWG

Boxer Satish Kumar clinched silver after losing to England’s Frazer Clarke in the men’s super heavyweight category (+91 kg) to take India’s medal tally to 59 at CWG 2018.The 28-year-old became the first Indian to win silver in the men’s super heavyweight category at CWG. Paramjeet Samota had won gold in the category in the 2010 Games.

Kaushik won silver at CWG 2018

Manish Kaushik became the first Indian boxer to win silver medal in the men’s lightweight category (60 kg) at the Commonwealth Games.The 22-year-old boxer from Haryana settled for silver after losing to Australia’s Harry Garside at Gold Coast.India has won two gold, two silver and three bronze medals in boxing at the CWG 2018 so far.

PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom’s academy

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation’ in Imphal on March 16. Mary Kom was christened ‘Magnificent Mary’ by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) a few years ago for her stellar career, which also includes an Asian Games gold medal. Mary Kom is country‘s only woman boxer with an Olympic medal.

India got 11 Medals At Strandja Tournament

India has come up with best ever performance at the 69th Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament in Bulgaria.At Sofia, the country ended with a whopping 11 medals – five from men and six from women boxers. Overall, the contingent clinched two gold, three silver and six bronze medals. Vikas Krishan, who claimed a gold medal in 75 kg category, was also adjudged the best boxer of the event

Strandja Memorial Tournament

Amit Panghal claimed his second consecutive international gold but MC Mary Kom settled for silver in the 69th Strandja Memorial boxing tournament for men and women in Sofia, Bulgaria.Amit (49kg), who fetched the top honours at last month’s India Open, defeated Morocco’s Said Mordaji. Seema Poonia (+81kg) also claimed silver by defeating Russia’s Anna Ivanova.

Indian boxers win 10 medals

Indian boxers have won 10 medals, including 5 gold, at the Asian Games Test event in Jakarta, Indonesia.Manish Kaushik, K.Shyam Kumar, Shaikh Salman Anwar and Ashish won a gold each in their respective categories. Pavitra was the lone Indian gold-winner in the 60-kilogram category of women’s draw.

India won 7 golds at India Boxing Tournament

Seven Indian boxers, including five-time world champion Mary Kom, won gold medals in the India Open International Boxing Tournament.Boxers Sanjeet, Manish Kaushik, Pwilao Basumatar, Lovlina Borgohain, Pinki Rani and Manisha emerged victorious at the event in Delhi.Former world champion Sarita Devi lost to Finland’s Marjut Mira Potkonan by a split decision in the lightweight category.

Mary Kom strikes gold

M C Mary Kom claimed a gold in the India Open boxing tournament.Mary Kom won against Filipino Josie Gabuco by 4-1 and won her gold in the 48kg class among women.Asian Games bronze-medallist Satish Kumar (+91kg), however, settled for a silver, outwitted by Uzbekistan’s Bakhodir Jalolov in a split 4-1 decision.

National Boxing Championship begins

Over 300 top female boxers will be stepping into the ring during the second edition of the Elite Women’s National Boxing Championship.The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has indicated that the weeklong tournament will be seen as selection trials for 2018’s biggest boxing events – the Common Wealth Games and the Asian Games. The championship is being organised in Haryana.

Indian boxers claim 5 Medals

Indian boxers have claimed 3 gold, 1 silver & bronze medal at Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. Country’s Gold Medal winners were K Shyam Kumar in 49kg, Naman Tanwar in 91kg & Satish Kumar in +91kg category.The silver medal was claimed by national champion Manish Kaushik (60kg).Tournament featured 5 international & 15 local teams, adding up to 154 boxers in all

Vijender Singh retains his boxing titles

Vijender Singh defended his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific super middleweight titles against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.The 32-year-old Haryana pugilist, who is currently sixth in WBO rankings, fought in the mega show called ‘Rajasthan Rumble’.This was his 10th straight win in his pro boxing career.

Vijender Singh retains his boxing titles

Vijender Singh defended his WBO Oriental and Asia Pacific super middleweight titles against Ghana’s Ernest Amuzu at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur.The 32-year-old Haryana pugilist, who is currently sixth in WBO rankings, fought in the mega show called ‘Rajasthan Rumble’.This was his 10th straight win in his pro boxing career.

India Finishes 1st at Junior Boxing

Indian junior boxers had clinched total 11 Medals (six gold, four silver and a bronze medal) at the fifth International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament, to finish as overall champions in the German city of Schwerin.Bhavesh Kattamani (52kg) picked up the best boxer trophy along with his gold medal.India was named the tournament’s best team.

Siwach named ABC’s best youth boxer

World youth champion Sachin Siwach was named the Asian Boxing Confederation’s best youth boxer of the year after winning an online poll conducted by continental body.Siwach, who won the world title last year, claimed the Asian youth championships silver this year besides a gold at Youth Commonwealth Games.Siwach polled 36.2% votes in this category in the online poll to claim the top honours

Delhi to host Open boxing tournament

New Delhi is all set to host its 1st-ever major boxing tournament for elite men & women, India Open International Boxing Tournament from Jan 28.This is the 1st time that Boxing Federation of India is hosting an elite event of this stature & magnitudeAnnouncement was made during the felicitation ceremony of Indian pugilists who won medals in AIBA Youth Women’s World Championships last month

Performance Director for womens boxing

Raffaele Bergamasco has been elevated to the position of Performance Director for senior women boxers. He will now be a part of team coaching elite women along with coaching Youth Women’s team. India enjoyed a gold rush at World Women’s Youth Boxing Championship with country’s pugilists grabbing 5 top positions to finish overall champs for the 1st time

Sushil Kumar quits as National Observer

Double Olympic medallist Sushil Kumar has quit his role as a National Sports Observer for wrestling a fortnight after Mary Kom stepped down from the same post for boxing.He was among 12 national observers appointed by the then Sports Minister Vijay Goel. Since both the athletes are still active in their respective fields, sports ministry felt that this could be seen as a conflict of interest

Mary Kom resigns as boxing’s observer

2 : Sports Minister cleared that active sportspersons will not be considered for the boxing’s national observer position.Due to this, MC Mary Kom has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing.Olympic gold-medallist shooter Abhinav Bindra, double Olympic-medallist Sushil Kumar and former Commonwealth Games gold medallist Akhil Kumar was also included in this list among others.

India wins 5 medals

It was a gold rush for India at the AIBA World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships with the country’s pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish overall champions for the first time. The country had won just one bronze medal at the previous edition of the event and had not won a gold since 2011. The tournament was held in Assam.

Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship

Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship begins in Guwahati, Assam. The finals will be held on November 26. AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship’s Mascot is one-horned rhino ‘Guppy’. Its Official Anthem is ‘Make Some Noise’ and it’s ambassador is Mary Kom.

Mary Kom wins Asian Boxing Championships

9 : Mary Kom, who will be turning 35 on November 25, won the gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championships in the Light Flyweight category. She defeated DPR Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi in the final bout 5-0 by unanimous judges decision. Indian boxer Sonia Lather, who made it to the final of the Featherweight category, had to settle for a silver medal.

Indian boxers won medals in Balkan open

India’s young women boxers clinched 8 medals, including 4 gold, in the ‘Balkan’ International Boxing Championship at Sofia. It was a week-long tournament, for selecting and preparing the Indian women for the prestigious AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championship. Championship will be held in Guwahati from November 19 – 26.

CRPF constable wins gold at Wushu Worlds

4 : Rohtak player Pooja Kadian created history by becoming first Indian wushu player to win a gold medal in the World Championships in Kazan, Russia. Kadian, who is a head constable with CRPF, became the world champion with a win over Evgeniya Stepanova of Russia in the women’s 75 kg event. She had earlier won 3 silver medals in different weight categories in the previous World Championships.

India to host South Asian boxing C’ship

India will be hosting the South Asian boxing Championship for the first time in Guwahati from December 6 to 10. Pak, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh will participate in Championship with other SARCC countries. South Asian Champion-ship will be followed by India International Open tournament, the tournament will witness participation from Uzbekistan & Ukraine among other top boxing nations

Mary Kom to be AIBA representative

Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as International Boxing Association’s representative for IOC Athletes’ Forum. She has been invited to attend the 8th International Olympic Committee’s Athletes’ Forum in Lausanne from November 11 to 13. Mary Kom is an Asian Games gold-medallist besides being a multiple-time Asian champion.

Jake LaMotta Passes Away

Jake LaMotta, the legendary former world middleweight boxing champion whose wildlife and times inspired the Oscar-winning movie “Raging Bull,” has died at age 95. In a career spanning 1941 to 1954, LaMotta racked up a record of 83 victories, 30 of them knockouts, against 19 defeats. His stamina in the ring, which he honed during a prison sentence, earned him the nickname “The Bronx Bull”.

Indian women boxers shine

India have signed off with a rich haul of one gold, four silver, and three bronze medals at the Ahmet Comert Boxing Championships for youth women boxers held in Istanbul, Turkey. India’s lone Gold came through Soniya in the 48kg category. The silver winners for India were Niharika Gonella (75kg), Shashi Chopra (57kg), Parveen (54kg), and Ankushita Boro (64kg).

Coach for women boxers resigns

India’s 1st ever foreign coach for women boxers, Stephane Cottalorda has resigned within a month. He complained about delay in salary payment & lack of professionalism in national federation. His resignation comes as a blow to the women’s team, which is gearing up for the Asian Championships in November in Vietnam. Cottalorda is a certified coach in AIBA Pro-Boxing & World Series of Boxing.

Gaurav Bidhuri Clinches Bronze

Wildcard entrant Gaurav Bidhuri’s remarkable run at World Boxing Championships ended with a bronze medal after he lost his semi final clash to Duke Ragan in Hamburg. India thus ended the tournament with a bronze medal, equalling the performance of 2009, 2011 & 2015. Despite the loss, he joined a rare club of world championship medallists from India – the past winners being Vijender, Vikas & Shiva

Mayweather knocks out McGregor

27 : Floyd Mayweather defeated Conor McGregor by way of technical knockout in the 10th round of the mega fight to keep his perfect record intact. Mayweather, who came out of a 2-year retirement for the bout, now takes his professional boxing career’s record to 50-0 surpassing Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 record for most wins without a loss or draw. After the win, Mayweather promptly announced his retirement.

Indian boxers clinch 10 medals

India bagged two gold in the 6th Golden Glove Women’s Boxing Tournament at Vojvodina, Serbia. While Jyoti won Gold in 51 kg category, and Vanlalharitpuii bagged it 60 kg category. In all, India won two gold, four silver and four bronze medals in the tournament. The silver medals were clinched by Anjali in 48kg, Sakshi in 54kg, Ashtha in 69kg and Anupama in 81kg categories.

Maratha Yoddhas win Super Boxing League

Maratha Yoddhas edged out Haryana Warriors 10-9 in finals to win the inaugural edition of Super Boxing League at Siri Fort Squash & Badminton Stadium. Maratha Yoddhas won the first two bouts through Sandeep Singh & Andy Chuaua in their respective categories to give their team a 6-0 lead. The last bout became the title decider & Sandeep Chhikara won by a TKO to win the league for Yoddhas.

8 medals for India at Junior boxing

India finished the Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Puerto Princesa, Philippines with two silver and six bronze medals. Satender Rawat (80+kg) and Mohit Khatana (80kg) settled for silver medals after losing their final bouts in the Asian Junior Boxing Championships. Satender lost to Uzbekistan’s Almatov Shokrukh in a split verdict, while Mohit went down to Kazakhstan’s Togambay Sagyndyk.

Vijender beats Zulpikar

Indian professional boxer Vijender Singh outslugged his Chinese opponent Zulpikar Maimaitiali to win his 2nd WBO boxing title. He retained his WBO Asia Pacific super middleweight title & claimed opponent’s WBO Oriental Super Middleweight belt. This is his 9th professional victory, he has been unbeaten since he turned pro in 2015. He has been training in Manchester with his trainer Lee Beard

Indian boxers at Czech Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers clinched 5 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medal at the 48th Grand Prix Usti Nad Labem in the Czech Republic. World Championships bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa, former Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar, Amit Phangal, Gaurav Bidhuri and Satish Kumar claimed gold medals. Kavinder Bisht in 52 kg and Manish Panwar in 81 kg settled for silver medals.

India to host men’s World Boxing C’ship

India will host men’s World Championship for the 1st time in 2021. International Boxing Association made the announcement at the end of its 2-day executive committee meeting in Moscow. India has never conducted men’s World Championship but has played host to 2006 women’s mega-event. Major men’s boxing events hosted by India have been 1990 World Cup & Commonwealth Championships.

Siwach wins gold at Commonwealth Games

World youth boxing champion Sachin Siwach clinched a gold medal at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas. Siwach defeated Welsh boxer James Nathan Probert 4-1 in the final to claim the gold in the light flyweight (49kg) category. Siwach, who won gold last year, was the only one of the 103 boxers to have clinched a gold so far in the tournament.

Bisht qualifies for World Championships

Boxer Kavinder Singh Bisht qualified for the World Championships in the 52 kg category. With Bisht, India now have five boxers confirmed for the World Championships. They are the bronze medal winning duo of Vikas Krishan in 75 and Amit Phangal in 49 kilogram weight categories and silver-medallists Shiva Thapa in 60 and Sumit Sangwan in 91 kilogram categories.

Thapa bags silver at Asian Championships

Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (60kg) had to settle for a silver medal after an injury-forced loss in the at the Asian Boxing Championships. With this medal Thapa became the first Indian to claim three back-to-back medals at the event. India’s last gold medal at the Asian meet had come in 2013 through Shiva, when he was competing in the bantamweight division.

Women’s trio listed for Arjuna award

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has recommended the women’s trio of World Championship silver-medallists for this year’s Arjuna awards. The trio includes Saweety Boora (81kg), Sonia Lather (57kg), and Sarjubala Devi (51kg). Saweety’s world silver medal came in the 2014 edition, the same edition Sarjubala got her silver. Sonia won a silver at the 2016 edition of the same event.

Women’s trio listed for Arjuna award

The Boxing Federation of India (BFI) has recommended the women’s trio of World Championship silver-medallists for this year’s Arjuna awards. The trio includes Saweety Boora (81kg), Sonia Lather (57kg), and Sarjubala Devi (51kg). Saweety’s world silver medal came in the 2014 edition, the same edition Sarjubala got her silver. Sonia won a silver at the 2016 edition of the same event.

IOA grants affiliation to BFI

The Indian Olympic Association has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India, ending a long-standing impasse between the two bodies. The affiliation ends a logjam that goes back to September last year when BFI took charge of the sport after elections conducted in the presence of International Boxing Association and sports ministry observers.

Shyam Kumar wins gold in Thailand Int’l

Indian boxer K Shyam Kumar (49kg) clinched a gold medal at the Thailand International Tournament in Bangkok without even stepping inside the ring for his summit clash. Shyam, who won a gold at the 2015 edition of the event, was to take on Olympic champion Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan in the final. He however pulled out after an injury.

Women’s Boxing Championship in India

India will host the World Women’s Youth Boxing Championship in November this year, the first major international event to be held in the country since 2010. In 2010, India had hosted the Commonwealth Championships followed by the Commonwealth Games. The country has not hosted a major boxing event since then, primarily because of the administrative turmoil that gripped the sport in 2012.

First UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion

Netherland native Germaine de Randamie defeated Holly Holm by (7-3) to claim the UFC Women’s Featherweight Champion at the UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York.The featherweight division was newly introduced by the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2016.Featherweight is a weight class in the combat sports of boxing, kickboxing, mixed martial arts and Greco-Roman wrestling.

Sarjubala wins National Championship

Former world silver medallist Sarjubala Devi representing Manipur claimed the gold in 48 kg category in the National Women’s Boxing Championships.Asian champion L Sarita Devi representing the All India Police, AIP picked up a gold medal in the 60 kg category. Sarjubala Devi was also given the best boxer trophy.

Sir Bradley Wiggins Retires from Cycling

Five-time Olympic champion Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from cycling. Wiggins became Britain’s most decorated Olympian in August when he won the team pursuit gold on the track in Rio, his fifth gold and eighth Olympic medal. He secured eight world titles on the road and track. He set the world record for the furthest distance ridden in one hour.

BFI Gets AIBA’s Full Membership

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) unanimously granted full membership to the recently-formed Boxing Federation of India, BFI at a meeting. With this, India’s return to the international boxing fold is complete. The BFI, which came into existence as the new national federation, got provisional membership from the AIBA following its elections in September last.

Mary Kom, Vikas Get AIBA Special Awards

5-time world champion & Olympic bronze-medallist Mary Kom was presented the AIBA Legends award for her trailblazing boxing career. Vikas Krishnan was handed the APB (AIBA Pro Boxing) Best Boxer trophy. Kom was christened ‘Magnificent Mary’ by AIBA after her fourth world title back in 2008. The awards were presented at the International Boxing Association’s 70th anniversary gala in Montreux.

Vijender Retains WBO-Asia Pacific Title

Indian boxing star Vijender Singh knocked out former world Francis Cheka to retain WBO-Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title. Vijender took less than 10 minutes to beat Tanzanian boxer to defend his title at the packed Thyagraj Stadium in New Delhi. Cheka was the most experienced rival Vijender had faced till today. He has been a professional boxer for 17 years now.

Boxing: Shiva Thapa wins 52 kg gold

World bronze-medallist Shiva Thapa prevailed in a slightly ill-tempered final clash to pick up his first lightweight (60kg) National Championships gold medal. The overall title went to the Services Sports Control Board (SSCB), who ended with four gold, one silver and three bronze medals. The Railways Sports Promotion Board finished second with two gold, two silver and two bronze medals.

M C Mary Kom to Receive Legends Award

Indian boxer M C Mary Kom is all set to add another honour to her glittering career. She will receive the ‘Legends Award’ from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on its 70th anniversary. An Olympic bronze-medallist and a five-time world champion, Mary Kom is also Rajya Sabha MP now. Mary Kom was named an AIBA brand ambassador during the World Championships earlier this year.

IBC Signs Deal to Boost Pro Boxing

The Indian Boxing Council (IBC) and Sporty Solutions signed a 5-year commercial deal. Under which the Sporty Solutionz will pump a huge amount worth ` 100 crore to give a boost to professional boxing in India. The investment is made in order to make India the global hub for profession boxing in the next five years. This step will give active boxers an opportunity to compete and earn.

Former Spanish World Boxing Champ Dies

Former super lightweight world boxing champion Pedro “Perico” Fernandez has died. Fernandez won the vacant super lightweight belt in 1974 after beating Japanese fighter Lion Furuyama on a split decision in Lazio, Italy. He retained the title in 1975 by knocking out Joao Henrique. He fought 125 pro fights, winning 82 and drawing 15, until he retired in 1987.

Pacquiao Reclaims WBO Welterweight Title

Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao reclaimed the World Boxing Organization welterweight title for the third time in Las Vegas, USA. He was given an unanimous decision victory over former champion Jesse Vargas in his comeback fight. Pacquiao won the WBO title for the first time in 2010 when he beat Miguel Cotto.

Putin Grant Citizenship to Steven Seagal

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin issued a presidential decree that grants Russian citizenship to U.S action-movie star Steven Seagal. Putin and Seagal are longtime friends. Seagal is the latest in a string of foreign celebrities to be awarded Russian nationality by the Kremlin in recent years. Others include French actor Gerard Depardieu and US boxer Roy Jones Jr.

Boxer Vijender Singh clinches WBO

Boxer Vijender Singh clinches WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title in New Delhi, defeating former WBC European champion Kerry Hope from Australia, scoring 98-92, 98-92, 100-90.

American boxing icon Muhammad Ali passes away

American boxing icon Muhammad Ali passes away after 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 74.

Indian boxer Sonia wins silver medal

Indian boxer Sonia Lather wins Silver medal at AIBA Women;s World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. She is defeated by the Gold medallist Mesiano Alessia of Italy 2-1.

Boxer Shiva Thapa wins Silver

Indian boxer Shiva Thapa wins Silver in 56 kg category at Asian/Oceania Qualifying Tournament in Qian’an, China, defeating Kazakhstan’s Kairat Yeraliyev.

Boxer Vijender Singh register his fourth successive win

Pro boxer Vijender Singh defeats Hungarian Alexander Horvath at Echo Arena, Liverpool, taking three rounds to register his fourth successive win.

Mandeep Kaur wins two GOLD medals at World Junior Championship

Punjab pugilist Mandeep Kaur Sandhu has won two GOLD medals (52 kg category) on Saturday at the Women’s World Junior Boxing Championship in Taipei, thus scripting a classic rags to rich storyline. Indian boxers had a terrific outing in the tournament as they won 7 medals in all, including three GOLDS, a silver and two bronze. Fifteen year old Mandeep, who hais from Chakkar village, defeated Ireland’s Niamh Earley in the final match by a 3-0 margin to win GOLD. Mandeep was dominant in her category throughout the tournament and registered some thrilling wins.

Floyd Mayweather Jr. defeats Manny Pacquiao to win World Welterweight Title of Boxing

American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has won the unified World Welterweight title of World Boxing Council, World Boxing Organisation and World Boxing Association. To win this title he defeated Manny Pacquiao from Philippines on a unanimous decision with Judges Scores of 118-110, 116-112 and 116-112 in 12 rounds of intense boxing. The legendary bout termed as ‘Fight of the Century’ was played at iconic MGM Grand, Las Vegas. This fight was also the highest watched and most revenue generating with almost 400 million dollars of all time.

India makes history in the World Boxing Championship

India makes history in the World Boxing Championship in Almaty (Kazakhstan) with five boxers reaching the quarterfinals for the first time. Surnit Sangwan, Vikash Malik, Satish Kumar, Shiva Thapa and Manoj Kumar are the quarter-finalists.

Qatar will host the 2015 world boxing championship

Qatar will host the 2015 world boxing championships, beating a bid from Bangkok.

Asian boxing championship

Indian boxer Shiva Thapa wins the Gold in the 56 kg event at the Asian boxing championship held in Amman, Jordan.

First women’s boxing introduced this olympic win first medal Nicola Adams

Britain’s Nicola Adams becomes the first woman to win an Olympic boxing title, clinching the women’s flyweight Gold medal at the London Olympics. This is the first time that women’s boxing has been included in the Olympics.

Boxer Mary Kom wins bronze medal

India boxer M.C. Mary Kom ends her campaign at the London Olympics with a Bronze, going down to Nicola Adams of Britain in the semifinal of the women’s flyweight (51 kg) event.

Indian junior women win the team title

The Indian junior women win the team title at the inaugural Golden Gloves of Vojvodina international boxing meet held in Novsad, Serbia.

Indian boxers win Gold medals

Indian boxers Shiva Thapa (56 kg) and Summit Sangwan (81 kg) win Gold medals at the Asian Olympic boxing qualification event in Astana, Kazakhstan.

Asian women`s boxing championship

Indias star boxers, M.C. Mary Kom and Sarita Devi win Gold medals at the Asian womens boxing championship that concludes in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Five-time world champion Mary Kom emerges victorious in the 51 kg category. Sarita punches her way to the Gold in the 60 kg. category.

Britain wins WBC

Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine defends his World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight title, beating contender Dereck Chisora of Britain in their bout in Munich, Germany.

Ukrain tops the medals the World boxing championship

Ukraine, with four Gold medals, tops the medals tally at the World boxing championship at Baku, Azerbaijan.

World Boxing Championship

Boxer Vikas Krishnan ensures a medal for India by entering the semi-finals of the World Boxing Championships at Baku, Azerbaijan.