MC Mary Kom

  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 12 -2015593254 minutes ago

    (For Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India pins its 'gold medal' hopes on the 12th day of competition with the celebrated Indian women boxer MC Mary Kom will be in action in the Fly (51 kg) final at 11:30 am IST today. Also in action will be...
  • Asian Games 2014: Mary Kom enters boxing final for a shot at gold Yesterday

    Incheon: India's MC Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women's flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The 31-year-old Indian beat Vietnam's Le Thi Bang by a unanimous 3-0 decision to enter the final. The five-time...
  • Asian Games Boxing: Mary Kom shows her might, enters quarters 4 days ago

    Incheon: Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom set her Asian Games campaign rolling in style as she out-punched Korea's Kim Yeji to enter the quarter-finals along with two other Indian women boxers on Saturday. L Sarita Devi (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) were the two others, who advanced to the last eight...
  • Asian Games 2014: Meet India's gold medal hopes at Incheon September 19, 2014

    The 14 gold medals India won at Guangzhou four years ago was the country's best show ever at the Asian Games. And though the list of athletes has gone through some serious chopping before arriving at the final size of the contingent, hopes of improving the medal haul at Incheon...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Priyanka Chopra talks about 'Mary Kom' August 29, 2014

    Speaking to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra talks about her upcoming film 'Mary Kom'. Direceted by Omung Kumar under the banner Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, 'Mary Kom' is sports drama based on an Indian boxer MC Mary Kom. The film is set to be released on...
  • 'Mary Kom' the film: Not shot in Manipur, no actress from the state, not to be released there August 28, 2014

    Imphal: The film on Manipur boxer MC Mary Kom will hit the theatres next week. But ironically, it will not be screened in her home state because of a 14yearold ban on Hindi films. Many have questioned the existing rule and also ask why a Manipuri actress wasn't chosen to...
  • For 'Mary Kom', we tried prosthetics and makeup to make my eyes look slanted but it all looked gimmicky: Priyanka Chopra August 27, 2014

    For many weeks the upcoming film 'Mary Kom' has been in news. From positive interest at first come on, someone is making a biopic on the life of an Indian woman boxer the social media began to talk about the casting of the film. MC Mary Kom, a fivetime...
  • CNNIBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge August 21, 2014

    The CNNIBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • 'Mary Kom' trailer: Priyanka Chopra fights opponents and stereotypes in the boxing world champion's biopic July 23, 2014

    The trailer for the Priyanka Choprastarrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer MC Mary Kom, was released on Wednesday. The film, which is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is set to hit the theatres on October 2. The film has been coproduced by Viacom18 Motion...
  • Mary Kom dropped from Indian boxing squad for Commonwealth Games May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stunning turn of events, fivetime World Champion and Olympic bronzemedallist MC Mary Kom was on Friday left out of the threemember Indian women's boxing squad for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3. Mary Kom, who was on comeback trail...
  • 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...
  • I also faced molestation, says Olympic medalwinning boxer Mary Kom January 17, 2014

    Olympic medalwinning boxer MC Mary Kom on Thursday said she had also faced a sex attack when she was 18, but managed to overpower the assaulter. The boxer expressed concern over women's safety in India and urged them to go for physical training to fend off attackers. "I would urge them to...
  • Awwww: Boxer Mary Kom's 7monthold baby boy is incredibly cute! December 21, 2013

    Indian boxer MC Mary Kom, who gave birth to a third baby boy earlier year, was seen with actress Sushmita Sen during the release of the boxer's autobiography in Gauhati. Mary and her husband Onler have sixyearold twin boys Rechungvar and Khupneivar. ...
  • Boxer Mary Kom to wave chequered flag at Indian GP 2013 October 24, 2013

    Greater Noida: Olympic bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom will wave the chequered flag in the 2013 Indian Grand Prix to be held at the Buddh International Circuit on Sunday. According to sources in the Jaypee Group, the organisers of the race, Mary Kom has given her consent to do the...
  • Mary Kom awarded Rs 50 lakh by Shivraj Singh government August 29, 2013

    Olympic bronze medal winner in boxing, MC Mary Kom was presented a cheque of Rs 50 lakh by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan at a function held in Bhopal. A total of 26 sportspersons were honoured with various awards given by the state government at 'Shikhar Khel Alankaran Samaroh'...
  • Mary Kom allotted land promised by State Govt for academy March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: London Olympics bronze-medallist woman pugilist MC Mary Kom has finally been allotted the plot of land promised to her by the Manipur Government to expand her boxing academy. "The managing board/committee of Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to the Government of Manipur;...
  • Mary Kom delighted with Padma Bhushan award January 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Her personal high of being awarded the Padma Bhushan has coincided with turbulent times for Indian boxing, leaving Olympic bronzemedallist M C Mary Kom with "mixed feelings" about getting country's third highest civilian honour. "Obviously, it is a great honour to be considered worthy for this award but at...
  • Indian boxing takes blows galore in disappointing 2012 December 20, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian boxing's euphoric rise in the past four years met a sudden fall as a disappointing Olympic campaign was followed by international suspension in a thoroughly forgettable 2012, which was saved from being complete bummer by M C Mary Kom's bronze in London. Indian boxing had risen considerably...
  • Mary Kom aims gold at Glasgow Commonwealth Games October 11, 2012

    Chennai: London Olympics bronzemedallist woman boxer M C Mary Kom is now aiming for a gold at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. Sharing the dias with wrestlers Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt while interacting with students of Vellamal School here on Thursday, the fivetime world champion talked about her future...
  • I'm always ready for a fight, says Mary Kom October 5, 2012

    Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom looks forward to the Glasgow Commonwealth Games where women's boxing is set to make its debut. ...
  • NE exodus: Mary Kom, Baichung Bhutia appeal for calm August 18, 2012

    Two prominent faces of the Northeast India, Olympic medallist Mary Kom and football legend Baichung Bhutia have appealed for peace and calm. ...
  • Gagan Narang, Saina Nehwal have Rio Olympics in sight August 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as they shuttle from one felicitation programme to another since returning from London, Gagan Narang and Saina Nehwal have already set their sights on improving their performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Feted in the capital on Friday by a sponsor of India's Olympic...
  • Mary Kom as pleased as punch after London bronze August 14, 2012

    London bronze medallist boxer MC Mary Kom arrives in New Delhi on Tuesday morning following her feat. ...
  • I got confused in the semifinal bout: Mary Kom August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: She is over the moon after becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch an Olympic medal but bronze is not the colour for M C Mary Kom, who feels she could have finished higher on the podium had it not been for the "confusion" that gripped her...
  • Olympics: India finish 55th on the medals tally August 13, 2012

    London: The coveted gold medal eluded India at the London Games but thanks to its bestever haul of six medals, the country finished 55th in the medals tally at the Olympic Games that concluded here on Sunday. India, who stood 50th in the Beijing Games medal tally with one gold and...
  • Mary Com to get Rs 10 lakh from Tribal Affairs Ministry August 10, 2012

    New Delhi: London Olympic bronze medalist MC Mary Kom will be given a cash prize of Rs 10 lakh by the Tribal Affairs Ministry here on Tuesday. The award will be given to her at a public reception to be organised by the Ministry where Tribal Affairs Minister KC Deo will...
  • Cash awards for Mary Kom after London bronze August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: Money has started pouring in on London Olympics bronze medallist MC Mary Kom. On Thursday, Manipurs government announced Rs 50 lakh cash award for the fivetime world champion from the state. Also, the mother of two will be given two acres of land. She has also been promoted to...