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ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018

The ESPN Multi-Sport Awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, of which winners across 10 categories were selected by an independent 14-member jury. The Winners are: Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics) Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (Badminton) Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (Badminton) Coach of the ..

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Kavinder Singh Bisht clinchs gold in GeeBee Boxing Tournament

Kavinder Singh Bisht has clinched gold in the 56kg-category at the 38th GeeBee Boxing Tournament in Helsinki, Finland. In it, 3-time Asian medallist Shiva Thapa (60kg) and three other Indian pugilists – Govind Sahani, Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Mohammed Hussamuddin and Dinesh Dagar – claimed silver medals to end a fine campaign in the tournament. Besides, ..

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Mohammed Ali Qamar named as chief coach for Indian women boxers

Mohammed Ali Qamar, India’s first Commonwealth Games gold medal in boxing, has been named as the chief coach for the Indian women boxers. With this new role, he became the youngest ever person to get the top job. Ali Qamar replaced veteran Shiv Singh as the women’s coach. Prior to this, Ali Qamar was an ..

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Mary Kom ranked No.1 in light fly (45-48kg) category by International Boxing Association (AIBA)

Ace Indian pugilist Mary Kom from Manipur has been ranked No.1 in the Light Fly (45-48kg) category by the International Boxing Association (AIBA), after scoring 1700 points. Earlier, Kom won the historic sixth gold medal at the 2018 Women’s World Boxing Championship by defeating Hanna Okhota of Ukraine in the 48kg category in New Delhi. ..

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C A Kuttappa becomes India’s new chief boxing coach for men

Dronacharya awardee C A Kuttappa has taken over as India’s chief boxing coach at the ongoing national camp. Kuttappa is credited with shaping some of the country’s most successful boxers such as Vijender Singh, M Suranjoy Singh and Shiva Thapa, among others. He took over from veteran coach SR Singh at the beginning of the ..

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