Boxing

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...)

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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...)

Disciplinary case opened against India boxer Sarita for refusing bronze medal at Asian Games

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Within hours of India boxer L. Sarita Devi rejecting... (more...)

‘Mary Kom’ team cheers for real Mary Kom

Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) — The team of Bollywood film “Mary Kom” — director Omung Kumar and actress Priyanka... (more...)

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Two dead, including gunman, in school shooting north of Seattle

DOUG ESSER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least…
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Ottawa shooter kicked out of Burnaby mosque two years ago

Zehaf-Bibeau was asked to leave the mosque, because he had “gotten a hold of keys and stuff from the mosque, and when he got out…
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U.S. company penalized for mistreatment of Indian employees working 122 hours in a week

MICHAEL LIEDTKE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN FRANCISCO – A Silicon Valley company is paying more than $43,000 in back wages and penalties after labour regulators…
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Surrey soccer captain played the U-18 national club championship using only one foot

KYLE BENNING SURREY NOW SOUTH SURREY – Kyle Sohi’s perseverance and performance in the 2014 Sport Chek National Club Championships U-18 Cup Final might go…
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JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI I started this year with a goal to become a better runner and train for a marathon. For me it was…
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Canada is no stranger to terrorism. Nonetheless what has happened in the heart of our capital on the heels of what happened in Sait- Jean-sur-Richilieu…
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Decadent Diwali-Inspired Chocolate Twirls

JESSIE LEHAIL VANCOUVER DESI No one does decadent desserts better than (sweeping generalization alert:) South Asians during festive holidays like Diwali. With the cornucopia of…
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Canada is Losing the Values War

UJJAL DOSANJH SPECIAL TO VANCOUVER DESI The dreaded happened in St-Jean-sur-Richelieu, a quiet historic town in Quebec. Many years ago I stayed there for a…
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Health Check

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Pakistan detects 3 more polio cases, bringing total to 220 as world marks awareness day

MUNIR AHMED THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD – The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number…
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Australian surgeons successfully transplant ‘dead’ heart

IANS Sydney – Australian surgeons said Friday that they have made a major breakthrough by making a dead heart beat again and successfully using it…
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Toddlers may show signs of autism at 18 months

IANS New York – Younger siblings of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may show signs of the disorder by the time they are just…
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How omega-6 fatty acids lower bad cholesterol

IANS London – A study has detected a gene that affects blood cholesterol levels by generating a compound from omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids, called lipoxins…
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Dallas health workers who treated Ebola case banned from travel

IANS/EFE Austin (Texas) – The authorities in Dallas have ordered 75 health workers who attended a patient who died of the Ebola virus to not…
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Heads up: Those trendy man buns can cause the loss of your precious hair (w/video)

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI It’s a hairstyle being sported by cutting-edge, trendsetting men, but the man bun may be causing Vancouver’s hipsters to go bald….
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Parkinson’s disease progression may be reversed

IANS London – Certain drugs can help reverse the effects caused by Parkinson’s disease, a study on fruit flies shows. Mutations in a gene called…
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Facebook, Apple to finance female staff freezing their ovaries

IANS San Francisco – Apple and Facebook have added an extra incentive to women considering working at the tech giants by giving female employees the…
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Ebola cases in West Africa could reach 10,000 per week: WHO

IANS Geneva – The World Health Organisation (WHO) has warned that the Ebola epidemic in West Africa could reach 5,000 to 10,000 cases per week…
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Canada-born Bollywood actress Lisa Ray plans cancer research institute in India

IANS Mumbai – Ever since Canada-born Indian actress Lisa Ray battled Multiple Myeloma, a form of cancer, she has campaigned for the cause and spoken…
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