Mumbai: India's star boxer Vijender Singh, who failed to bag a medal at the London Olympics after being billed as a major podium hope in the run-up to the Games, has set his sights on the next Olympics in Rio de Janeiro before considering joining the professional ranks in the ring sport.
"I am not looking at (turning) professional right now.
Let me play one more Olympics (in 2016 at Rio in Brazil). Then I will look at it," Vijender told PTI.
Vijender had provided the country with its first ever Olympics medal from the boxing ring by securing a bronze in the 2008 Games in Beijing, but returned empty-handed from London....more
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