M C Mary Kom

  • After out-witting Mary, Pinki feels pressure of expectations June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: She ousted none other than Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom to make the Commonwealth Games-bound Indian team but far from revelling in the new-found attention, Pinki Jangra says she has begun to feel the pressure of delivering a medal after her giant-slaying act in the trials. The 24-year-old...
  • Mary Kom hopes suspension of IBF is lifted by world body September 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Star boxer M C Mary Kom is very upset with the suspension of the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) by its parent world body AIBA and is fervently hoping that the issue would be sorted out at the earliest for the benefit of young Indian hopefuls. "I feel very upset. I...
  • Narang promises shooting fest at 'Gun for Glory' September 7, 2012

    New Delhi: It is called 'Gun for Glory', but London Olympic bronze-medallist Gagan Narang insists his initiative is more of a "shooting festival" than a tournament as it welcomes not just professionals but also amateurs who have "never held guns" in their lives. "It is a shooting festival in which...
  • Indian women strike gold at Asian Indoor Games November 5, 2009

    Hanoi: Four-time 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...