Boxing

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.
Aug 11, 2021 16:08
MUMBAI: Hockey is the most talked-about sport on Twitter in India, recording an increase of 134% compared to the 2016 Rio Olympics, while Tokyo 2020 Gold medal-winning javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra (@Neeraj_chopra1) is the third most talked-about athlete globally on the social networking platform.
Aug 09, 2021 07:08
MUMBAI: Promises of cash rewards are pouring in for the athletes who won medals at the just concluded Tokyo 2020 Games. The lion's share is of course going to Neeraj Chopra, who led India's most successful Olympics campaign ever that delivered one Gold, two Silver and four Bronze medals for a nation starved of Olympic glory. 
Jul 30, 2021 15:07
TOKYO: Lovlina Borgohain of Assam Friday assured a second medal for India at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The Assamese woman boxer overcame Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei to enter the semi-finals in the 69kg category. Lovlina will next take on top-seed Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey on August 4.
Jul 30, 2021 10:07
INDIAN BOXING'S ALL-TIME GREAT MC Mary Kom "went out swinging" from the Olympic arena in what is her last Olympics, though not last competitive match. The 38-year-old six-time world champion and Bronze-winner from the 2012 London Olympics suffered a heart-breaking 2-3 loss to her Colombian opponent Ingrit Valencia in the Flyweight (51kg) pre-quarterfinal, after giving it her all.
Jul 30, 2021 08:07
LAUSANNE: Following the ASBC Asian Elite Boxing Championships, the EUBC U22 European Boxing Championships and the EUBC Junior European Boxing Championships, the fourth major international event will be a money prize event. The upcoming ASBC Asian Youth & Junior Boxing Championships will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on August 17-31 and AIBA guarantees money prizes for all the medallists.
Jul 21, 2021 17:07
MUMBAI: Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited Tuesday announced its collaboration with the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) to implement Kotak’s CSR Project on Sports.  KMBL-IIS CSR partnership is a joint endeavour to help fulfil the dreams and aspirations of budding wrestling and boxing athletes from across Indian geographies, irrespective of their socioeconomic strata, gender, race or religion.