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P V Sindhu wins inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award

Indian ace badminton player PV Sindhu won the inaugural BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award after a public vote. Sindhu became the first Indian to win badminton World Championship gold in 2019. The five nominations for the award include sprinter Dutee Chand, boxer Mary Kom, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and para-badminton player Manasi Joshi. Former sprinter PT Usha was given the Lifetime ..

Eight Indian boxers secure Olympic berths

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 ..

Mary Kom becomes First woman Sportsperson to win Padma Vibhushan

Six-time World Amateur Boxing Champion and Olympian bronze medallist (London 2012), MC Mary Kom was announced as one of the recipients of the prestigious ‘Padma Vibhushan’ award on the occasion of  Republic Day 2020. Mary Kom became the first women sportsperson to win the award. She is the first boxer in the world in both ..

Mary Kom becomes first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan

MC Mary Kom from Manipur has become the first Indian woman athlete to be recommended for Padma Vibhushan by the Sports Ministry. She is the only woman to become World Amateur Boxing champion for a record six times, and the only woman boxer to have won a medal in each one of the seven world ..

Mary Kom wins gold in 51kg category at 23rd President’s Cup

Six-time world champion & Olympic bronze medallist, MC Mary Kom claimed gold in the 51kg category at the 23rd President’s Cup by defeating Australia’s April Franks by 5-0. She asserted her supremacy in a lop-sided 51kg bout final in Labuan Bajo, Indonesia. The 36-year-old Indian had also won a gold medal at the India Open ..

Mary Kom designated as a brand ambassador for global sportswear giant PUMA India

Six-time world women boxing champion, MC Mary Kom has been named as a brand ambassador for global sportswear giant PUMA for a two-year period. She will be PUMA India’s new ambassador for the company’s women’s training category and shall represent the brand in marketing campaigns in the country.

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. ..

Mary Kom honoured with Meethoileima title

Ace Indian pugilist MC Mary Kom has been honoured with the title “Meethoileima” (par excellent queen) by the Manipur Government at a function in Imphal on December 11, 2018. Recently, Mary Kom has won the historic sixth gold medal at the 2018 Women’s World Boxing Championship in New Delhi. Now, she is the most successful ..