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Indian women win 7 gold in AIBA Youth World Boxing Championship

Indian Women have created history at the AIBA 2021 Youth World Boxing Championship. A total of eight Indians entered the finals. Of this, seven were women. All the women finalists finished on top. Achievements All the women finalists registered victories and finished top. They were as follows: Gitika – 48 kg Naorem Babyrojisana Chanu 51 ..

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Target Olympic Podium Scheme to be launched for Junior Athletes

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 ..

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India loses Hosting Rights for 2021 Men’s World Boxing Championship

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 ..

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India to host Asian Boxing Championship

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 ..

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Roger Mayweather passes away

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 ..

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