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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Women’s World Boxing Championships 2019

AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships 2019 was hosted by Ulan-Ude, Russia from 3 to 13 October 2019. The best female boxers in the world competed in 11th edition of the female elite competition for the most prestigious boxing titles in word. Around 224 competitors from 57 nations participated. The AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships will ..

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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 ..

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