Boxing

NEW DELHI: The promoters of India's Olympic medalist Vijender Singh have announced that the undefeated star professional boxer will enter the ring again next month after a more than year-long gap due to COVID-19.

announces the ace pugilist's upcoming fight in India.

While IOS Boxing Promotions is yet to finalise on the opponent, date and venue, Vijender will certainly be in action this March with an aim to extend his unbeaten streak 12-0 (8 Knockout wins) in professional boxing, ANI reports. A group of young boxers will also go head-to-head as undercards for the fight.

Feb 22, 2021 15:02
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has faulted the decision of the International Olympic Committee's Boxing Taskforce to cancel the world qualifying tournament and to postpone the European qualifiers, arguing that the plan to instead allocate quotas based on rankings was "fair and democratic only in theory".
Feb 04, 2021 17:02
NEW DELHI: Incumbent Ajay Singh has won re-election as Boxing Federation of India president for another term, defeating BJP politician and former Maharashtra Sports Minister Ashish Shelar in a straight contest. It bears noting that when Shelar filed his nomination for the president's post last month, he had expressed confidence that he would sweep the elections.
Feb 02, 2021 20:02
BENGALURU: Herbalife Nutrition, the global leader in nutrition, announced the renewal of the contract with its sponsored athletes for the year 2021.
Feb 01, 2021 18:02
NEW DELHI: Tokyo Olympics-bound Indian boxer Amit Panghal has received an invitation to participate in the seventh Iranian Boxing League. Panghal is currently training at Bellary in Karnataka in India's camp with his personal coach Anil Dhankhar. Before confirming his participation in the tournament, the boxer will discuss with his camp's high-performance director Santiago Niva and coach Dhankhar.
Feb 01, 2021 18:02
NEW DELHI: The Boxing Federation of India has resolved a long-running dispute with the International Boxing Association over payment of pending dues, AIBA president Umar Kremlev confirmed on Monday. 
Jan 27, 2021 13:01
LAS VEGAS: UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, Tuesday announced a new, multi-year licensing agreement with Panini America, the world’s largest licensed sports and entertainment collectibles company.  The agreement ends UFC’s relationship with Topps, which had held the contract since 2009.  
Jan 15, 2021 17:01
MUMBAI: Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary general Jay Kowli has set the ball rolling to hold the much-delayed BFI elections on February 3, by sending out a notice calling for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to all state units.
Jan 05, 2021 16:01
MUMBAI: Jay Kowli, secretary general of the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), has stated that he will not contest for the post of general secretary or any other elected post after the completion of his current term.
Dec 21, 2020 15:12
NEW DELHI: Indian pugilists bagged nine medals including three Gold, two Silver and four Bronze at the Cologne Boxing World Cup that concluded in Cologne, Germany on Saturday.  World Silver-medallist Amit Panghal won Gold in the men's 52kg category while Manisha Moun and Simranjit Kaur won Gold in Women's category, PTI reports.
Dec 16, 2020 19:12
NEW DELHI: The Boxing Federation of India, which had postponed elections scheduled for December 18 at BFI's Annual General Meeting citing the COVID-19 pandemic, has called an emergency Special General Meeting on December 24. Reason: To extend the term of its preent set of office bearers, whose terms end on December 25.