MC Marykom

  • Mary Kom, Rahul Dravid to get Padma Bhushan: Sources January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Former India cricketer Rahul Dravid and London Olympics bronze medalist boxer MC Mary Kom are being considered for the Padma Bhushan, India's third highest civilian award after the Bharat Ratna and the Padma Vibhushan, according to CNN-IBN sources on Friday. Rahul Dravid retired last year after playing 164 Tests...
  • Mary Kom wants women's boxing in Olympics July 9, 2009

    New Delhi: Four-time world champion Mary Kom has called for the inclusion of women's boxing in the Olympic Games. The boxer said she was hopeful that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its Executive Board meeting, scheduled for August 13, would take the decision in favour of the sport. "Boxing is my...
  • Pugilist fights apathy to bring laurels to India March 16, 2008

    Imphal: Manipur's MC Marykom is truly an unsung hero. Most of sports fans might not even know that she is a three-time world boxing champion. But that has not stopped her from doing her bit to give back something to the game and her people. Marykom won her first gold medal...
  • Manipur boxing champ has big dreams for her students August 29, 2007

    Imphal: Her’s has been a dream run most athletes can only hope for, but MC Marykom is a name unfamiliar to most Indians. This World Champion lives in a small village on the outskirts of Imphal. And she has battled poverty and lack of proper infrastructure to become a world-class...
  • World champ Marykom recalls fight November 25, 2006

    New Delhi: MC Marykom became world champion for the third time on Thursday winning the 46 kg but sadly for the diminutive boxer the struggle still continues. Victory is sweetest when it comes after months of sacrifice, hard work and harbouring never-say-die attitude and after winning the title she broke into...