Shiva Thapa

  • Anglian Medal Hunt boost for Indian athletes 17-02-2014 09:22 PM

    Anglian Medal Hunt is a private initiative which will fund and back Indian sportersons as they chase glory. ...
  • Shiva Thapa gets US visa for World Series Boxing debut 10-01-2014 11:05 PM

    New Delhi: Young boxer Shiva Thapa is set for his first bout in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with team USA Knockouts after he was granted American visa to reach Miami in time for the Jan 17 tie against Ukraine Otamans. Sumit Sangwan, however, is yet to get his...
  • World Series of Boxing: Thapa, Sangwan head to America 01-01-2014 10:24 PM

    In a major boost for Indian boxing, two young pugilists Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan are headed to Miami after being picked by the American franchise for the World Series of Boxing. ...
  • No medal for India at World Boxing Championships this time 23-10-2013 09:18 PM

    Almaty: Indian boxers will return empty-handed from the World Championships for the first time in four years after none of the five quarter-finalists managed to make the semi-final of the biennial mega-event, here Wednesday. After the afternoon losses of fourth seed Shiva Thapa (56kg) and sixth seed Manoj Kumar, Vikash...
  • World Boxing C'ships: Shiva enters quarters, Nanao ousted 21-10-2013 05:03 PM

    Almaty: Rising Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) endured draining contests but came out triumphant to enter the quarter-finals on a bitter-sweet day for India in the World Boxing Championships, here today. Both the boxers came back after being down a round to outwit...
  • Shiva, Nanao in last-16; Vijender bows out of World Championships 19-10-2013 04:42 PM

    Almaty: Rising star Shiva Thapa and comeback-man Thokchom Nanao Singh entered the pre-quarters but it was curtains for the experienced Vijender Singh, who bowed out after an intense second-round contest on a day of mixed fortunes for India at the World Boxing Championships here Saturday. Vijender (75kg), the first Indian...
  • Shiva Thapa gives credit to coach, support staff 12-07-2013 05:26 PM

    Guwahati: As Shiva Thapa was given a hero's welcome here on his arrival on Friday after winning a gold at the Asian Boxing Championships in Amman, the teen pugilist gave credit to his coach and support staff for his success. The 19-year-old boxer was received at the Lokopriaya Gopinath Bordoloi...
  • Shiva aims for World C'ships 10-07-2013 12:44 PM

    New Delhi: He is smiling ear to ear after becoming the youngest Indian boxer to strike gold at the Asian Boxing Championships, but teen sensation Shiva Thapa hardly has any time to rest on the laurels as he has already set his sights on the World Championships to be held...
  • Victorious Indian boxing team arrives home 10-07-2013 11:31 AM

    A victorious Indian boxing team returned back home after a successful Asian Championships where Shiva Thapa bagged a gold medal. Other than a gold for Thapa, Mandeep Jangra (69kg) won the silver medal, while the bronze was bagged by Manoj Kumar (64kg). ...
  • It was fun to fight in front of partisan crowd: Shiva Thapa 08-07-2013 10:19 PM

    New Delhi: The last time he competed at the Asian Championships, Shiva Thapa had to retire hurt but three years later, the teen sensation has more than made up for that by becoming the youngest Indian boxer to win gold at the event defeating a local lad in front of...
  • Shiva Thapa strikes gold at Asian Championships 08-07-2013 07:13 PM

    New Delhi: Teen sensation Shiva Thapa (56kg) reaffirmed his status as the rising star of Indian boxing as he became the youngest pugilist from the country to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Championships in Amman, Jordan, on Monday. India, suspended internationally for nearly a year now due to...
  • Shiva Thapa, four others in Asian Championships quarters 05-07-2013 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: Bantamweight boxer Shiva Thapa put up an impressive show against Chinese Taipei's Li Lin Yen to book his place in the quarter-finals of the Asian Championships in Amman, Jordan on Friday. With Olympian L Devendro Singh (49 kg) getting a bye in his pre-quarterfinal match, half of the...
  • Indian boxers await stiff challenge at Asian Championships 28-06-2013 05:21 PM

    Their performance at the last Asian Championships was historic in every sense of the word but emulating that would be a herculean task for the Indian boxers when they step into the ring in the upcoming edition of the continental event in Amman, Jordan. Last time around, India ended with...
  • Manoj, Devendro in India boxing squad for Asian C'ships 27-06-2013 06:08 PM

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games gold-medallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) would lead the charge when a 10-member Indian boxing team travels to Amman, Jordan on Friday to compete in the Asian Championships from June 30 to July 9. Manoj will be seen in action in the 64kg division. The other recognisable faces...
  • Go for Glory: India's dismal show on Day 1 29-07-2012 02:01 AM

    CNN-IBN expert panel analyses India's dismal opening day at the Olympics and the prospects of Vijender Singh's bout later in the day. ...
  • Go for Glory: Disappointing day for India 28-07-2012 09:21 PM

    CNN-IBN's panel of sports experts reviews the performance of India on day one of the London Olympics 2012. ...
  • Thapa's Olympic debut ends with 1st round defeat 28-07-2012 08:47 PM

    London: Teenage boxing sensation Shiva Thapa's Olympic debut ended in disappointment as he was spanked by his Mexican rival Oscar Valdez Fierro in the bantamweight opening round bout in the London Games, here today. The 18-year-old Thapa, who was considered a medal hopeful, was outpunched 9-14 in the much-anticipated bout...
  • Indian pugilists get tricky draw at Olympics 27-07-2012 10:08 PM

    London: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) was handed out a tricky draw on Friday as he starts his quest to better his Beijing Games bronze medal winning feat against Danabek Suzhanov of Kazakhstan in the men's boxing competition at the London Olympics here on Saturday. The Bhiwani boxer, who...
  • Vijender, Shiva ready for boxing opener 27-07-2012 08:42 PM

    London: Beijing Olympics bronze-winner Vijender Singh (75kg) will aim for a medal of different hue in his record third Olympic appearance when the boxing competition kicks off here on Saturday. The weight classes of Vijender and teen sensation Shiva Thapa (56 kg) get underway at the Excel Arena. While Vijender...
  • Tyson charmed Thapa into taking up boxing 19-07-2012 01:11 PM

    New Delhi: He is the youngest Indian pugilist to qualify for the Olympics but Shiva Thapa was busy trying his hand at athletics and football to start with before catching the phenomenal Mike Tyson on TV charmed him into taking up boxing. All of 18, Shiva (56kg) got his London...
  • Young boxers ready to raise the bar 17-07-2012 10:50 AM

    The boxing youth brigade Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh and Sumit Sangwan have raised India's hopes of an Olympic medal. ...
  • India's boxing contingent ready for London 04-07-2012 07:30 PM

    New Delhi: Four years ago, they were the Olympic surprise package that fascinated the country but cut to 2012 London, Indian boxers are the ones to watch out for as they seek to better the one bronze medal feat that Vijender Singh scaled in Beijing. An unprecedented eight boxers --...
  • Youngest Indian boxer Thapa upbeat for Olympics 28-06-2012 05:11 PM

    New Delhi: Two months before the 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games, a 16-year-old Indian jabbed, hooked and punched his way to a silver medal at the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. Shiva Thapa is now going to be the country's youngest boxer to compete at the Olympics in London. Thapa...