BOXING

  • India hope to get boxer Sarita Devi's suspension reversed 55 minutes ago

    Boxing India is confident of L Sarita Devi's return to the ring before too long after the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) suspended the 29-year-old for her petulant display at the recent Asian Games at Incheon, South Korea. Sarita was furious after losing her semi-final bout in women's lightweight division to local...
  • AIBA suspends Indian boxer Sarita Devi 17 hours 49 minutes ago

    The International Boxing Association suspended Sarita Devi for her refusal to accept the Asian Games bronze medal. She will miss next month's World Championship. ...
  • Sports Minister instructs IOA to push for revoking ban on Sarita Devi 18 hours 49 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said that he has instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer. "We have already instructed the Indian Olympic Association to take...
  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months 19 hours 10 minutes ago

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • AIBA suspends boxer Sarita Devi for protesting at Asian Games Yesterday

    The International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee Bureau on Tuesday provisionally suspend Laishram Sarita Devi, her coaches Gurbakhsh Singh Sandhu, Blas Iglesias Fernandez and Sagar Mal Dhayal, as well as Indian chef-de-mission for the Incheon Asian Games, Adille J Sumariwalla after Sarita refused to accept her bronze medal at the...
  • Hrithik Roshan-Katrina Kaif's 'Bang Bang!' crosses Rs.150 crore in India October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The out-and-out entertainer 'Bang Bang!' has flown past the Rs.150-crore mark in India. The Siddharth Anand-directorial's collection stands at Rs.154.68 crore nett (approximately Rs.221 crore gross) and the total worldwide collection soars to Rs.290.97 crore gross, read a statement. Released Oct 2, 'Bang Bang!' collected $11.3 million (Rs.70 crore) in...
  • 'Bang Bang' outshines actor Shaan's 'Operation 021' in Pakistan October 8, 2014

    Karachi: Bollywood's latest blockbuster 'Bang Bang' has outgunned the much hyped Pakistani film 'Operation 021' during the Eid holidays with exhibitors being forced to take down the local offering from single screen cinemas after adverse reactions from the audience. 'Operation 021', which stars Pakistani superstar Shaan, was expected to emulate the...
  • India emerge with reduced medals tally from Asian Games October 5, 2014

    Incheon: The medal count went down but Indian sports still had lots to celebrate with the men's hockey team coming good after a long time to strike gold even as the legend of M C Mary Kom got bigger in a mixed Asian Games campaign for the country's athletes here. Pistol...
  • Asian Games: Happy to answer critics, says boxer Mary Kom October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Smiling ear to ear after becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch an Asian Games gold, MC Mary Kom on Saturday hoped that her historic feat would silence detractors who have questioned her ability to remain at the top. Back in the country after her flyweight gold in...
  • Asian Games: OCA gives Sarita Devi 'strong warning' after medal protest October 4, 2014

    Boxer L Sarita Devi has escaped with a warning after apologising for her petulant display at the Asian Games when she refused to accept her bronze medal. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) said it was not impressed by her behaviour at the medal ceremony but decided to let her off...
  • Sarita Devi should have skipped Asian Games medals ceremony, she behaved badly: Mary Kom October 4, 2014

    Asian Games gold-medal winner MC Mary Kom on Saturday said though she is sorry for what happened with her fellow boxer L Sarita Devi at Incheon, nothing can be done about it and that she could have behaved better at the medal distribution ceremony. Upset at her controversial defeat in...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi wites to AIBA; issues unconditional apology October 3, 2014

    Sunita had refused to accept her bronze medal in the 60kg category at the Games after she was robbed off a medal due to what she claimed was partial judging. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Half a dozen lessons for India October 3, 2014

    India's campaign at the 17th Asian Games 2014 at Incheon, South Korea, is finally over with its own twists and turns leaving many moments of glory, aching pains of defeat and a few protests making it a passionate drama of sorts amidst sporting endeavour. Soon all the images that stirred our...
  • 'Bang Bang' rules box office on Day One, mints Rs 27.54 crore; 'Haider' makes Rs 6.14 crore October 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Action thriller 'Bang Bang!' has emerged as a clear winner at the box office with business of Rs.27.54 crore on the first day with simultaneous release 'Haider' minting just Rs.6.14 crore. 'Bang Bang!', reportedly made at a budget of Rs.180 crore, was pitted against Rs.24 crore film 'Haider', which is...
  • Boxing India wants IOA to resolve Sarita issue with AIBA October 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Seeking to distance itself from the controversy surrounding L Sarita Devi's semi-final loss in the Asian Games, recently-elected Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Friday said the matter is for the IOA to resolve with world governing body AIBA. "Boxing India is saddened by the developments involving Ms. Sarita...
  • Asian Games: Mary Kom receives grand welcome on return October 3, 2014

    Mary Kom became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games after she came from behind to beat Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51KG) summit clash. ...
  • Boxer Sarita Devi tenders 'unconditional apology' for rejecting Asiad medal October 3, 2014

    Sarita who rejected her Asian Games bronze medal because she disputed her semifinal loss apologized in a letter to the International Boxing Association. ...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Sarita Devi has offered ''unconditional apology'', says AIBA October 3, 2014

    Lausanne: Facing the prospect of a ban, Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday offered an "unconditional apology" for refusing to accept her bronze medal during the Asian Games presentation ceremony, the International Boxing Association has said. In a statement issued, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has said that the boxer...
  • Asian Games: Boxers Vikas Krishan, Satish Kumar bag bronze medals October 2, 2014

    Incheon: Indian boxers ended their campaign at the 17th Asian Games with five medals as Vikash Krishan and Satish Kumar settled for bronze medals after losing their semi-final bouts against respective opponents. However India's performance graph deteriorated from the last edition in Guangzhou, where they won nine medals including two gold...
  • Asian Games: Olympic Council of Asia reinstates boxer Sarita's bronze after a hearing October 2, 2014

    Incheon: Putting an end to the status of the bronze medal won by Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi, the Olympic Council of Asia on Thursday re-instated her medal in the 60kg category after a hearing with the India's Asian Games contingent officials. "I attended the OCA working group hearing...
  • Olympic Gold Quest gives 10 lakh to aggrieved Sarita Devi October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxer L Sarita Devi, who is enduring a torrid time, having lost her semi-final bout controversially at the Asian Games, on Thursday received a morale-boosting support from the Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), which has decided to award the Manipuri pugilist Rs 10 lakh. Sarita's gold medal dream ended abruptly...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 13: Double delight with men's hockey and women's relay gold October 2, 2014

    Indian hockey gave the world a timely reminder on Thursday to not count them out yet as the men from the land of hockey beat Pakistan in nervy penalty shootout to win the Asian Games gold after 16 years. And minutes later the women's 4x400m relay team delivered the ninth...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Satish Kumar settles for bronze after losing semi-final bout October 2, 2014

    Satish Kumar settled for bronze medal in Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Semifinal after losing his bout to Ivan Dychko of Kazakhstan. The 25-year-old came second best fighting against the Olympic medalist and world champion Dychko who used his tall frame to fullest. However, Satish ensured Indian male boxers do not...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi showed lack of sportsmanship, say organisers October 2, 2014

    Indian boxer L Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal on the podium went against the values of sportsmanship, Asian Games organisers said on Thursday, adding they were reviewing the incident and could take action against her. Sarita refused to wear the medal when it was presented on Wednesday, taking...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle October 1, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • Asian Games: Some in Indian team not happy with Sarita's emotional outburst October 1, 2014

    Incheon: Indian boxer Sarita Devi's emotional refusal to wear the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium inside the Seonhak Gymnasium on Wednesday has not gone down well with some members of the national contingent. Sarita, who lost a controversial 56 kg semi-final bout against South Korea's Jina Park, did not...
  • We have sought report from IOA on Sarita incident: Sports Minister October 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Three Union ministers on Wednesday came out in support of boxer Sarita Devi as sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought a report from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on pugilist's controversial loss against Korean boxer in the semi-final of the Asian Games in Incheon. "We have sought a report from...
  • Happy for gold but equally sad for Sarita: Mary Kom October 1, 2014

    I am happy to become a champion even after 3 kids, but upset over the rough treatment meted out to Sarita. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Mary Kom punches first boxing gold October 1, 2014

    India's Mary Kom won her final bout against Kazakh opponent and won the first boxing gold medal for India in Incheon. ...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi refuses to wear her bronze medal in protest October 1, 2014

    An inconsolable Sarita Devi on Wednesday refused to wear her bronze medal at the podium protesting her controversial defeat against the South Korean boxer at the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon. In never-seen-before visuals aired by the official broadcaster of the Games, Ten Sports, Sarita was seen crying incessantly on the...