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Naman Tanwar wins gold at Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament

Indian boxers have claimed three gold, a silver and a bronze medal at the 2017 Galym Zharylgapov Boxing Tournament in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. In the event that concluded on December 24, the country’s Gold Medal winners were K Shyam Kumar in 49kg, Naman Tanwar in 91kg and Satish Kumar in the +91kg category. To add to ..

Raffaele Bergamasco appointed as Performance Director for women’s boxing in India

Italian coach Raffaele Bergamasco has been appointed Performance Director for senior women’s boxing. He is behind India’s best ever medal haul at the recently-concluded AIBA Women’s Youth Boxing Championship 2017. India enjoyed a gold rush at the World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships 2017 in Guwahati with the country’s pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish ..

Mary Kom won gold medal in 48kg category at 2017 Asian women’s Boxing Championships

48kg category Indian boxer M C Mary Kom won gold medal in 48kg category at Asian women’s Boxing Championships by defeating North Korea’s Kim Hyang Mi in Ho Chi Minh City of Vietnam on November 8, 2017. It is her first Asian gold medal in this category.

Gurbax Singh Sandhu honoured with 2017 National Awards for senior citizens.

Indian boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu has been honoured with the 2017 National Awards for senior citizens by President Ramnath Kovind. Sandhu was India’s longest-serving men’s national coach, occupying the position for two decades before he was handed charge of the women campers earlier in 2017. He was the chief coach when India won its ..

Mary Kom become first Indian to be picked as AIBA representative at IOC athletes’ forum

M C Mary Kom, the five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist, has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum scheduled in November 2017. She has been invited to attend the 8th International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Forum in Lausanne from November 11th to ..

Sachin Singh clinches gold at the AIBA Youth World Championships

Sachin Singh became the third Indian boxer to clinch gold at the AIBA Youth World Championships held in St Petersburg, Russia. He contested in 49kg weight class and recorded a rare Indian win over a Cuban boxer. India has finished the AIBA Youth World Championships with one gold and a bronze, which is an improvement over ..

Mary Kom to receive “Legends Award” from AIBA

An Olympic bronze medalist and a five-time world champion M C Mary Kom is set to receive the ‘Legends Award’ from the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on its 70th anniversary on December 20. She was also named as an AIBA brand ambassador during the World Championships held earlier this year Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom belongs to hails from the ..

Klitschko defeats Charr, retains WBC heavy weight title

Vitali Klitschko of Ukraine defeated Manuel Charr of Germany to retain his WBC heavyweight title.  The medical team and the referee stopped the bout 56 seconds before the end of the fourth round after witnessing a cut mark on the opponent’s eye, the German Manuel Charr, 27.