Boxing

LAUSANNE: The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved a new boxing qualification system for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 after a full update on the situation of boxing, including governance issues within the International Boxing Association (IBA).

Boxers’ pathway to Paris 2024 approved

Sep 02, 2022 17:09
NEW DELHI: Approximately 3,000 promising youth and junior female pugilists are expected to participate in the five Open Zonal Boxing Championships, which will be initiated by Boxing Federation of India in collaboration with the Sports Authority of India, starting this month, in a bid to unearth and nurture new talents from across the country. The events will be held in Junior Girls and Youth Women categories.
Aug 30, 2022 20:08
CHENNAI: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras are collaborating with the Inspire Institute of Sports (IIS) to develop a low-cost boxing analytics platform called the 'Smartboxer,' for increasing India’s boxing medal tally at the Olympics 2024.
Aug 29, 2022 19:08
MUMBAI: Fantasy sports platform FairPlay News has launched a campaign bringing together Indian Olympians MC Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal, Bollywood stars Ranbir Kapoor, Kiara Advani, and international cricketers Mithali Raj, Sunil Narine, and Eoin Morgan. 
Aug 18, 2022 15:08
RAIPUR: After a long wait of 19 months, Vijender Singh is back to his winning ways at the Jungle Rumble held at Balbir Juneja Stadium, Raipur.  With a record of 12-1, Vijender Singh was completely focused during the bout and did not miss a single beat as he went on to clock his 13th win with a knockout against Eliasu Sulley from Ghana in the super middle weight event. 
Aug 13, 2022 13:08
MUMBAI: Olympic Bronze medallist Vijender Singh is all set to return to the ring for his first professional bout in over a year as he takes on Ghana’s Eliasu Sulley in the ‘Jungle Rumble’. 
Aug 09, 2022 17:08
Unprecedented success in track and field events that delivered eight medals, the highest for India in a Commonwealth Games edition overseas, is arguably the biggest positive to come out of the just-concluded Birmingham 2022.
Aug 02, 2022 17:08
MUMBAI: Professional Indian boxing pioneer Vijender Singh is set to face Eliasu Sulley from Ghana at ‘The Jungle Rumble’, the first ever professional boxing fight held in Raipur organised by Purple Goat Sportstainment LLP.  The event will take place on 17th August at the Balbir Singh Juneja Stadium, Raipur, starting from 6:30 pm onwards, with the main event scheduled to start at 8:30 pm. 
Jul 26, 2022 17:07
MUMBAI: D2C sleep solutions brand SleepyCat has launched a new campaign for its flagship Ultima Mattress, with sports personalities like Nikhat Zareen and Srikanth Kidambi.  Through a series of videos, the campaign highlights the comfort and support functionality of the mattress.
Jul 25, 2022 16:07
SPORTING LEGEND THE LATE Muhammad Ali's championship belt from his 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" heavyweight boxing title fight against then champion and undefeated George Foreman, was sold at an auction in the US on Sunday night for a whopping $6.18 million. Jim Irsay, owner of NFL team Indianapolis Colts, bid the highest amount for the iconic WBC belt, which was auctioned off by Heritage Auctions in Dallas. 
Jul 18, 2022 16:07
NEW DELHI: IOS Sports and Entertainment have announced the on-boarding of wrestler siblings Geeta and Babita Phogat to their ever-growing sports family. Hailing from a family of wrestlers, the Phogat sisters, Babita and Geeta have represented India on the world stage.