Boxing

LAUSANNE: More than 600 boxers from 105 countries are set to fight it out in the 2021 Men’s World Boxing Championships to be held in Belgrade, Serbia where Gold winners will walk away with a prize money of $100,000.

The tournament gets underway from October 24 and India will be represented by a full-strength squad featuring Asian medal winners such as Shiva Thapa (63.5kg), Deepak Kumar (51kg) and Sanjeet (92kg), among others.

Oct 05, 2021 10:10
MUMBAI: adidas has launched the latest iteration of the German sportswear brand's ‘Impossible is Nothing’ campaign through the voice of athletes such as Rohit Sharma, Manpreet Singh, Mirabai Chanu, Simranjeet Kaur and Lovlina Borgohain.
Oct 04, 2021 07:10
LAUSANNE: AIBA confirmed Saturday that the Women’s World Boxing Championships will take place in the city of Istanbul, Turkey.  During the official visit of AIBA president Umar Kremlev to Istanbul, an agreement was signed between boxing's world governing body and the Turkish Boxing Federation (TBF). Dates are considered as early December.
Oct 04, 2021 05:10
INTERNATIONAL BOXING ICON MANNY Pacquiao formally filed his certificate of candidacy (COC) for president of the Philippines in Pasay City on Friday, 1st October. The eight-division world champion and Philippine senator announced his retirement from the ring last Wednesday. The Philippines has kicked off its election season with thousands of candidates vying for national and local posts.
Sep 30, 2021 20:09
NEW DELHI: After successful completion of the junior, youth and men’s national championships, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) is all set to roll out the Elite Women’s National Championships from October 21-27. The fifth edition of the event will be played at St Joseph’s International School in Hisar.
Sep 29, 2021 05:09
LAUSANNE: Spectators will be allowed at next month's 2021 Men’s World Boxing Championships in Serbia, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) announced on Monday, making it the first major event in the sport to welcome back fans since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sep 16, 2021 14:09
LAUSANNE: For the first time in AIBA’s 75-year history, medal winners at the forthcoming Men’s World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia will be rewarded with significant prize money from AIBA. The prize money fund has been set at $2.6 million. The prize for first place is $100,000. Silver medalists receive $50,000, and both Bronzes in each weight category receive $25,000.
Sep 01, 2021 16:09
dubai: Four youth women boxers, including Preeti Dahiya, won Gold on the final day of the ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships, 2021 here. The team finished with a haul of 39 medals, including 14 Gold.
Aug 26, 2021 13:08
NEW DELHI: Sportswear major adidas has announced Olympic Silver medallist Mirabai Chanu as the face of its 'Stay In Play' campaign as it unveiled its latest product innovation designed to keep more menstruators in sport in a bid to tackle one of the greatest taboos faced by women in sports.
Aug 25, 2021 19:08
MUMBAI: Shyam Steel, one of leading producers and manufacturers of TMT Bars, has appointed Olympic medallists Lovlina Borgohain and Manpreet Singh as brand ambassadors.  As a part of the association, Lovlina and Manpreet will be included in Shyam Steel’s print and digital campaigns pan India.
Aug 12, 2021 19:08
NEW DELHI: The World Boxing Council, its board of governors, and WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman Thursday announced the formation of the WBC India committee, in collaboration with the Indian Boxing Council, as the WBC’s strategic governing body and ally in India. It bears noting that the governing body of the sport in India, as recognised by the Union Sports Ministry, is the Boxing Federation of India.