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American boxer Benard Hopkins to fight in Ghana

Accra, April 23 (IANS) — The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) is negotiating with Bernard Humphrey Hopkins Jr., IBF, WBA... (more...)

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IOA sets up ad-hoc committee for Indian boxing

New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) — The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Thursday formed an ad-hoc committee to run the affairs... (more...)

Boycott animal circus, says Vijender Singh

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) — Boxing champion Vijender Singh has featured in a new ad urging people to boycott animal... (more...)

Ramachandran to meet IOC president March 26

New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) — Newly-elected Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Narayana Ramachandran Tuesday... (more...)

Walking the ramp easier than boxing: Vijender Singh

Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) — Boxing champion Vijender Singh, who is ready to make his Bollywood debut and who walked the... (more...)

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India to remain out of boxing fold till the time it finds honest officials: AIBA

India to remain out of boxing fold for now, says international governing body. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The... (more...)

India to remain out of boxing fold till the time it finds honest officials, says world body

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The International Boxing Association (AIBA) says the Indian Boxing Federation’s... (more...)

Boxer Dingko Singh sent to custody for assaulting girl athlete

Imphal, Jan 17 (IANS) — A Manipur court Friday sent Asian Games gold medal winning boxer Dingko Singh to 15 days judicial... (more...)

Manipur’s ace boxer held for assaulting woman athlete

Imphal, Jan 17 (IANS) — Asian Games boxing gold medallist Dingko Singh has been arrested for allegedly assaulting a... (more...)

Delhi woman boxer falls off train in scuffle with robber

Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) — A woman boxer was seriously injured when she fell off a moving train following a scuffle with... (more...)

Cuban police capture boxing champ attackers

Havana, Jan 10 (IANS) — A special Cuban police unit has apprehended two suspected robbers for the weekend attack and... (more...)

Peruvian female boxing champ announces retirement

Lima, Jan 8 (IANS) — World Boxing Association (WBA) world champion Kina Malpartida of Peru announced her retirement. “It... (more...)

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