London: India's bid to overturn the controversial ouster of 69kg boxing medal hope Vikas Krishan from the Olympics came to a nought on Saturday when the world governing body for the game rejected their appeal in London.
Stung by Vikas' ejection from the Olympics despite winning his pre-quarterfinal bout against Errol Spence of United States after a review, the Indian boxing officials filed a protest with AIBA, that was thrown out.
"The appeal has been rejected and we cannot do anything now," a source in the Indian contingent said.
The appeal was filed after an emergency meeting of the team with Chef-de-Mission and Indian Boxing Federation Secretary General PK Muralidharan Raja....more
09:29 PM, Aug 04, 2012
New Delhi: India will appeal against against boxer Vikas Krishan's ouster from the London Olympics. Indian Chef-de-Mission PK Muralidharan Raja said that the Indian boxing team will protest against the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to overturn Krishan's result. "We are looking at the video recording of the bout. In our opinion, fouls were committed by the American opponent as well, he too should have been penalised. The matter is...
02:45 PM, Aug 04, 2012
London: Stunned by Vikas Krishan's ouster from the Olympic Games following a reversal of decision by the International Boxing Association, Indian Chef-de-Mission PK Muralidharan Raja on Saturday said the country's contingent will not take AIBA's decision lying down even though it has "limited options" in the matter. In a stunning reversal of fortunes, Vikas (69kg) was ousted after AIBA overturned the result of his pre-quarterfinal bout that he had won,...
11:44 AM, Aug 04, 2012
New Delhi: A row has erupted over Indian boxer Vikas Krishan's exit from the London Olympics in the 69 kg category after the decision of his bout was over turned. The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) is now crying foul. IOA Vice President Tarlochan Singh has called the decision 'wrong' and 'political'. "This is a very wrong decision. Everyone could see the fight and everyone saw him doing it. We were...
11:09 AM, Aug 04, 2012