Vikas Krishan

  • Indian boxing team leaves for Asian Youth Championship March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: A 13-member youth Indian boxing team including 10 pugilists, two coaches and one doctor left for Subic Bay in Philippines for the 20th edition of the Asian Youth Boxing Championship. No less than 130 fighters, representing 26 countries, will battle it out for the continental crown in the Asian...
  • 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...
  • Olympics: Sandhu backs Indian male boxers August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India's much-hyped male boxers might have drawn a blank in the London Olympics but national coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu on Thursday insisted that the country's pugilists gave their "best performance" in the quadrennial sporting spectacle. "We have fought brilliantly but have been denied a medal. We were unable to translate...
  • India appeals against AIBA's decision on Vikas August 5, 2012

    London: India on Saturday filed an appeal with the Court of Arbitration for Sports after the country's protest against the controversial ouster of 69kg boxing medal hope Vikas Krishan from the Olympics was rejected by the world governing body of the game here. Acting Chef-de-Mission and Indian Boxing Federation Secretary General...
  • AIBA rejects protest against Vikas's ouster August 5, 2012

    London: India's bid to overturn the controversial ouster of 69kg boxing medal hope Vikas Krishan from the Olympics came to a nought on Saturday when the world governing body for the game rejected their appeal in London. Stung by Vikas' ejection from the Olympics despite winning his pre-quarterfinal bout against Errol...
  • Olympics: India protests against Vikas's ouster August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian boxing team has filed a protest against the International Boxing Association's decision to overturn boxer Vikas Krishan's result. Following the overturning of the decision, Krishan was knocked out of the London Olympics. The appeal was filed after an emergency meeting of the team with Chef-de-Mission and Indian...
  • Olympics: India to appeal against Vikas's ouster August 5, 2012

    New Delhi: India will appeal against against boxer Vikas Krishan's ouster from the London Olympics. Indian Chef-de-Mission PK Muralidharan Raja said that the Indian boxing team will protest against the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) decision to overturn Krishan's result. "We are looking at the video recording of the bout. In our...
  • American boxer also committed fouls: Indian Chef-de-Mission August 4, 2012

    Indian Chef-de-Mission PK Muralidharan Raja said the country's contingent will not take the decision against Vikas Krishan lying down even though it has "limited options" in the matter. ...
  • Boxing team to decide action on Vikas's ouster August 4, 2012

    London: Stunned by Vikas Krishan's ouster from the Olympic Games following a reversal of decision by the International Boxing Association, Indian Chef-de-Mission PK Muralidharan Raja on Saturday said the country's contingent will not take AIBA's decision lying down even though it has "limited options" in the matter. In a stunning reversal...
  • Vikas Krishan out of Olympics, IOA cries foul August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: A row has erupted over Indian boxer Vikas Krishan's exit from the London Olympics in the 69 kg category after the decision of his bout was over turned. The Indian Olympics Association (IOA) is now crying foul. IOA Vice President Tarlochan Singh has called the decision 'wrong' and...
  • Krishan out after his boxing result overturned August 4, 2012

    London: Hours after he reached the quarter-finals in the 69 kg category, boxer Vikas Krishan was declared out of the London Olympics. The result of Krishan's bout was overturned by International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) on Saturday morning. Twenty-one-year-old Krishan moved into the quarter-finals of the men's welter weight (69 kg)...
  • Vikas Krishan makes boxing quarter-finals August 4, 2012

    London: Boxer Vikas Krishan brought smiles on Indian faces Friday night reaching the quarterfinals in the 69 kg category. He got the better of American Errol Spence 13-11 over three rounds. Vikas started off well and registered an easy 4-2 win in the first round, but Spence came back strongly...
  • It's better to be unknown, says boxer Vikas July 22, 2012

    London: He is one of India's best bets for an Olympic medal in boxing, but world number six Vikas Krishan does not quite like the spotlight on him as he feels it is better to be "unknown" to lead a normal life. "It is good to be unknown," 20-year-old Asian Games...
  • Boxer Vikas targets Olympic gold on his chest July 12, 2012

    One of country's most talented boxers, Vikas Krishan will represent India in the 69kg category at the Games. ...