L SARITA DEVI

  • Olympic Gold Quest gives 10 lakh to aggrieved Sarita Devi October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxer L Sarita Devi, who is enduring a torrid time, having lost her semi-final bout controversially at the Asian Games, on Thursday received a morale-boosting support from the Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), which has decided to award the Manipuri pugilist Rs 10 lakh. Sarita's gold medal dream ended abruptly...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 11: Silver for Gowda, men's hockey team through to final September 30, 2014

    Discus thrower Vikas Gowda was the country's top performer with a silver as India added four medals to maintain their 10th position in the overall standings at the Asian Games on Tuesday. After two productive days, it was a relatively quieter for the Indian contingent with Gowda providing the silver lining...
  • CWG 2014: Pinki Jangra, Sarita Devi reach boxing semis in Glasgow July 31, 2014

    Glasgow: Female Indian boxers Pinki Jangra and L. Sarita Devi reached the semifinals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday. However, Amritpreet Singh bit the dust as he lost the men's 91 kg quarterfinal bout to local pugilist Stephen Lavelle. The judges found the...
  • Indian women boxers set for CWG debut, trials begin May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Set to make their debut in the Commonwealth Games, Indian women boxers on slogged it out on the opening day of trials to select the core group from which the final squad for the July event would be finalised later this month. The opening day of trials featured six...
  • Indian women strike gold at Asian Indoor Games November 5, 2009

    Hanoi: Fourtime world champion M C Mary Kom staved off a stiff resistance from local pugilist Hoa Nguyen Thi to win the 46 kg title as India won two gold and as many silver medals in women's boxing of the third Asian Indoor Games on Wednesday. Kavita Goyat (64kg) won the...