SAI defends BI’s move to showcause Sarita

New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) — Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Jiji Thomson Monday defended Boxing India’s... (more...)

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Apologetic Sarita should be pardoned by AIBA: Vijender

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) — Suspended boxer L. Sarita Devi should be pardoned after apologising to the International... (more...)

Sarjubala, Saweety enter women’s World boxing semis

Jeju (South Korea), Nov 21 (IANS) — Indian boxers Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety reached the semi-finals of the... (more...)

Boxers Pinki, Monica lose at Worlds

Jeju (South Korea), Nov 19 (IANS) — Indian boxers Pinki Rani and Monica Saun lost in the preliminary round matches... (more...)

Klitschko to challenge for WBC title

Berlin, Nov 19 (IANS) — Vladimir Klitschko could soon get a chance to complete a “grand slam” of boxing... (more...)

Boxers Pinki, Sarjubala, Meena win at Worlds

Jeju (South Korea), Nov 18 (IANS) — Indian boxers Pinki Rani, S. Sarjubala Devi and M. Meena Kumari registered contrasting... (more...)

Klitschko defends his titles against Pulev

Berlin, Nov 16 (IANS) — Heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko knocked out unbeaten Kubrat Pulev in round five... (more...)

World boxing chief says Indian boxer who refused Asian Games medal can expect long ban

By Chris Lines THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The Indian boxer who refused to accept her Asian Games bronze medal in a protest over... (more...)

India name 16-member squad for World Boxing meet

New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) — Boxing India Tuesday named a 16-member contingent for the Nov 13-25 Women’s World... (more...)

Minister shocked at the rot in Haryana sports school

Chandigarh, Nov 8 (IANS) — A surprise visit by Haryana’s new Sports Minister Anil Vij Saturday to a leading government-run... (more...)

SAI terminates medical consultant Chandran

New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) — The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Saturday terminated the services of Dr.P.M.S. Chandran... (more...)

SAI dismisses reports of pregnancy tests on minors as baseless

New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) — The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Friday dismissed reports of minor boxers being subjected... (more...)

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