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Mary Kom excited to cheer for Vijender Singh Jul 1, 6:16 pm
New Delhi, July.1 (ANI): Five times World Champion and Olympic medallist boxer MC Mary Kom has joined the biggest ever boxing show - Singh vs Hope (WBO Super Middle-weight Asia Pacific Championship Title) at Thyagaraj Stadium in Delhi on 16 July.
IOC's denial to Mary Kom a 'major setback': Sunita Godara Jun 23, 11:03 am
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): Former Indian marathon runner Sunita Godara on Thursday dubbed the International Olympic Committee's move to deny wild card entry to five-time world champion Mary Kom for the Rio Olympics as a major setback for boxing.
Heartbreak for boxing fans as Mary Kom denied Rio ticket Jun 23, 8:53 am
New Delhi, June 23 (ANI): It may come as a major heartbreak for country's star pugilist Mary Kom and her fans; the International Olympic Committee has denied wild card entry to the five times world champion for the Rio Olympics Games.
Security stepped up around Muhammad Ali's funeral home Jun 8, 3:23 pm
Washington DC, June 8 (ANI): Extra precaution is being taken to protect boxing legend Muhammad Ali's body before his interfaith memorial service takes place on June 10.
Washington D.C., June 7 (ANI): In less than 48 hours of Muhammad Ali's death, Piers Morgan's tweet on the boxing legend made her get trolled Twitter.
Melbourne, June 7 (ANI): Hollywood star Will Smith, who portrayed Muhammad Ali in the biopic 'Ali,' will be among the eight pallbearers to carry the late boxing-champion's coffin at a memorial service on June 10.
I never entered gym without remembering Ali, says Mayweather Jun 4, 5:47 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): Former American boxer Floyd Mayweather has paid a heartfelt tribute to boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74, after losing his final battle at the hands of Parkinson's disease.
World mourns demise of Boxing legend Muhammad Ali Jun 4, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): The sporting fraternity on Saturday mourned the death of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who passed away at the age of 74 after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease.
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passes away aged 74 Jun 4, 10:47 am
Melbourne, June.4 (ANI): Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74 after losing his long-standing battle against Parkinson's disease.
Boxing legend Ali hospitalized with respiratory ailment Jun 3, 11:02 am
Johannesburg, June 3 (ANI): Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali, who has been suffering from Parkinson's disease, was hospitalized on Thursday due to a respiratory issue.
AIBA allows professional boxers to compete at Rio Olympics Jun 1, 6:21 pm
Johannesburg, June 1 (ANI): In a landmark decision, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has allowed professional boxers to compete in the upcoming Olympics Games to be held in Rio de Janeiro.
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The Amateur International Boxing Association-appointed ad-hoc committee for India will seek to get country's star pugilist Mary Kom's wild card entry for the upcoming Olympics Games to be held in the Brazilian seaside city of Rio de Janeiro.
Mary Kom's Rio hopes handed crushing blow May 21, 6:18 pm
Astana, May.21 (ANI): Indian star pugilist Mary Kom's hopes of securing qualification for the forthcoming Rio Olympics were shattered after she crashed out of the second round of the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships here in Kazakhstan on Saturday.
Pacquiao wins senate seat in Philippines May 20, 1:45 pm
London, May 20 (ANI): Former Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao, who recently retired from boxing to switch his career to politics, has earned a senate seat in the home country.
Vijender upbeat about homecoming title fight after sixth pro win May 14, 11:14 am
Bolton, May.14 (ANI): Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh blew away Andrzej Soldra at the Macron Stadium in Bolton to claim his sixth successive professional victory. Vijender continued his red-hot winning streak by stopping Soldra in the third round with a big body shot.
Bolton, May 12 (ANI): Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh has promised to put on explosive performance when he will take on Andrzej Soldra in his first eight round fight here at Macron Stadium, Premier Suite on Friday.
Andrzej Soldra vows to ruin Vijender's unbeaten streak May 11, 5:22 pm
Bolton, May 11(ANI): Polish pugilist Andrzej Soldra is all set to ruin Vijender Singh's massive summer homecoming fight when he will take on the Indian boxing sensation at Bolton's impressive Macron Stadium Premier Suite on Friday.
Mayweather hints at `possible` boxing comeback May 9, 5:15 pm
Johannesburg, May.9 (ANI): Hinting at a potential ring return, former American boxer Floyd Mayweather has expressed it is 'possible' he could face mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor.
Ex-Indian boxer hopes Vijender to remain `unstoppable` May 1, 5:27 pm
New Delhi, May 1 (ANI): Expressing his views on Vijender Singh's fifth straight professional win, coach Dharmendra Singh Yadav on Sunday admitted the Indian boxing superstar has gained a lot of experience as well as confidence after his recent wins.
`Retired` Mayweather leaves door open to boxing return May 1, 12:44 pm
Johannesburg, May 1 (ANI): Former American boxer Floyd Mayweather, who retired from his illustrious career last September, has hinted to make a return to the ring with a probable nine-figure payday.
Jorhat hosts National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship May 1, 12:44 pm
Jorhat (Assam), May 1 (ANI): Around 180 participants from different states of the country recently participated at the 11th National Amateur Muay-Thai kick boxing championship in Jorhat.
`Unbeaten` Vijender, Matiouze Royer go head-to-head at weigh-in Apr 29, 10:46 pm
London, April.29 (ANI): Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh and his French opponent Matiouze Royer went head-to- head during their official weigh-in at the Copper Box Arena on Friday.
Vijender Singh promises another knockout on Copper Box return Apr 28, 11:05 pm
London, Apr. 28 (ANI): Indian boxing sensation Vijender Singh has promised his fans another big knockout win on his return to Stratford's Copper Box Arena when he takes on French terror Matiouze Royer this Saturday.
`Strong is the new skinny` for boxers Kareena-Amrita Apr 28, 11:31 am
New Delhi, April 28 (ANI): Seems like Kareena Kapoor Khan is all set to turn stronger and even sexier.
New Delhi, Apr.27 (ANI): The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports in India on Wednesday granted NOC (no objection certificate) for the registration of newly-formed boxing federation, in addition to depute an observer for the federation's elections.
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