India to appeal against provisional suspension on Sarita Devi for Asian Games protest

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – The president of Boxing India wants AIBA to revoke a provisional suspension on female... (more...)

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Hopeful Sarita to file plea to revoke ban

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) — In her bid to revoke the provisional suspension before the World Women Boxing Championships... (more...)

Boxer Sarita Devi, coaches suspended by AIBA

Lausanne, Oct 22 (IANS) — Indian woman boxer L. Sarita Devi, who refused to accept 2014 Asian Games bronze after losing... (more...)

AIBA suspend Sarita Devi, coaches, chef de mission

Lausanne, Oct 22 (IANS) — The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee Bureau has provisionally... (more...)

Indian boxer Devi and 4 officials suspended for her protest at Asian Games medal ceremony

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – L. Sarita Devi has been provisionally suspended by boxing’s international governing... (more...)

Bieber has boxing potential, feels expert

Los Angeles, Oct 19 (IANS) — Singer Justin Bieber has “real boxing potential”, according to former boxing... (more...)

Top Indian athletes to be volunteers at Salwan Marathon

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) — Indian athletes Khushbir Kaur, Mandeep Jangra and Arpinder Singh will be seen running as... (more...)

Not surprised by Mary Kom’s victory: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) — Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, who co-produced the film “Mary Kom”,... (more...)

Chinese boxer Zhang loses Asiad final

Incheon, Oct 3 (IANS) — Chinese boxer Zhang Jiawei lost the men’s 56 kg final to Ham Sangmyeong of South Korea... (more...)

BI urges IOA, AIBA to resolve Sarita issue

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) — Newly-created Boxing India (BI) has expressed its sadness over the developments involving... (more...)

India boxer apologizes to AIBA for rejecting Asian Games bronze medal

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The India boxer who rejected her Asian Games bronze medal because she... (more...)

Indian boxers Vikas, Satish settle for bronze medals (Third Lead)

Incheon, Oct 2 (IANS) — India’s campaign in Asian Games boxing ended Thursday with Vikas Krishan and Satish Kumar... (more...)

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