Boxing Current Affairs, GK & News
The Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijju has launched the Target Olympic Podium Scheme for junior atheletes. The scheme will groom them for the Olympics that is to be held in 2024 and 2028. What is the plan? The GoI is to identify 10 to 12 year old talents through the scheme and will train them ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
After failing to pay the host fee, India lost the opportunity to host the 2021 men’s World Boxing Championship for the first time. About India had signed an agreement with AIBA in 2017 to host the 2021 men’s World Boxing Championship event. However, the AIBA recently terminated the agreement over India’s failure to pay the ..
The National Sports Federation of India recently announced that it is host the Asian Boxing Championship by November-December 2020. The federation is positive about the virus to be wiped out by then. Highlights The host city of the competition is to be finalised after things normalize. The host city is to be decided by the ..
Category: Sports Current Affairs
Topics: 2020 Tokyo Olympics • Asian Boxing Council • Boxing • Boxing Federation of India • International Boxing Association (AIBA) • International Olympic Committee (IOC) • tokyo olympics • Women's boxing
Roger Mayweather, who passed away recently at the age of 58, was a two-time world champion turned trainer in boxing. He was also the uncle of the boxing star Floyd Mayweather, and trained him for most of the latter’s boxing career. Roger Mayweather had won world titles at super featherweight and super lightweight categories. During ..
In the ongoing Asian qualifiers at Jordan, World bronze-medallist Simranjit Kaur defeated the second seed Namuun Monkhor of Mongolia, to secure her first Olympic place. Veteran boxers Mary Kom and Amit Panghal were also qualified for the Olympics as they advanced to semi-final bouts. As of now, the number of Indian boxers securing Olympic berths ..