Boxing

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.

Jul 16, 2021 08:07
MUMBAI: A year's wait is finally coming to an end as Japan gets ready to host the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games behind closed doors due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  The upcoming Olympics are scheduled to be held in the Japanese capital from July 23 to August 8. A total of around 11,000 athletes from 206 countries are expected to participate in 33 sports in Tokyo Olympics 2021.
Jul 05, 2021 17:07
NEW DELHI: The Indian Olympic Association announced Monday that 6-time world champion boxer MC Mary Kom and men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh will be India's flag bearers at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics, while star wrestler Bajrang Punia will be the flag bearer at the closing ceremony on July 8. 2008 Olympics Gold medallist Abhinav Bindra was India's flagbearer at the Rio Olympics in 2016.
Jun 18, 2021 09:06
GUWAHATI: The Assam state government has issued a Rs 500,000 cheque to ace boxer and Arjuna awardee Lovlina Borgohain with a view to "facilitating" the pugilist’s training and other preparations for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Jun 17, 2021 17:06
NEW DELHI: Sports nutrition brand Fast&Up is associating with boxer Pooja Rani for all her dietary supplement requirements as she prepares for the upcoming Olympics in Tokyo. 
Jun 16, 2021 13:06
MUMBAI: Sports drama "Toofaan", starring Farhan Akhtar, will be released on Amazon Prime Video on July 16. The release of the movie, directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, was deferred amid the surge in the COVID-19 cases in the country. It was previously scheduled to start streaming on Amazon from May 21, PTI reports.
Jun 15, 2021 15:06
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association on Monday said it has retained McLaren Sport Solution (MGSS), led by Professor Richard McLaren, to conduct a two-phase independent investigation into allgations of unfair refereeing and judging at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. AIBA expects the first phase of the probe to be completed by August.
Jun 10, 2021 10:06
NEW DELHI: Asian Games Gold medal-winning boxer Dingko Singh died on Thursday after a long battle with liver cancer.  He was 42 and had been fighting cancer since 2017.  Manipur-based Dingko endured a long battle with the disease and even recovered from COVID-19 last year, PTI reports. 
Jun 08, 2021 01:06
NEW DELHI: Sports marketing firm Baseline Ventures has added boxing sensation Pooja Rani to their talent roster.  The multi-year deal will see Baseline managing all the commercial interests of Pooja.
Jun 04, 2021 18:06
LAUSANNE: AIBA has ordered an "immediate investigation" into judging decisions of certain bouts at the Asian Boxing Championships held in Dubai.  India was amomg the countries that had sought reviews of controversial decisions made during the course of the tournament.
May 27, 2021 19:05
LAUSANNE: The International Boxing Association board of directors declared Wednesday that it has settled its longstanding $10 million debt to Azerbaijani company Benkons LLC and the other ones.