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Vijender to face Hungarian rival on March 12

Liverpool, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian boxing star Vijender Singh will face Alexander Horvath of Hungary in his next professional bout at the Liverpool Echo Arena here on March 12. The Haryana pugilist, who took bronze…


Boxer Vikas gears up for APB debut

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Asian Games champion Vikas Krishan Yadav is expected to face a tough challenge on his debut at the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) competition when he takes on Uzbekistan’s Israil…




Gays Are Worse Than Animals: Pacquiao

Manila, Feb 16 (IANS) Eight-time world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao created quite a stir in his country after saying that people in same-sex relationships “are worse than animals”. The 37-year is presently contesting for a…


Boxer Mary Kom Enters Sag Final

Shillong, Feb 13A (IANS) India’s star woman boxer M.C. Mary Kom stormed into the final of the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) beating Bangladesh’s Akter Shamina here on Sunday. The 2012 Olympics bronze medallist was…


Mary Kom Influenced Us: Pakistani Women Boxers

By Raymond Kharmujai Shillong, Feb 12 (IANS) Three Pakistani women boxers — Khoushleem Bano, Rukhsana Parveen, and Sofia Javed — are on the verge of scripting history here on Indian soil, when they step into…







Vijender Destroys Opponent for Second pro Win

Dublin, Nov 8 (IANS) Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh knocked out Dean Gillen of England in the opening round to register his second consecutive victory at the professional level at the National Stadium here on…


Shiva Assures India a Medal at Boxing Worlds

Doha, Oct 10 (IANS) Shiva Thapa (56kg) assured India of a medal at the World Boxing Championships when he entered the semi-finals following an overwhelming 3-0 win over local hope Hakan Erseker here on Saturday….