BOXING

  • Dead rats, pigeon feathers leave Feroz Shah Kotla stadium press box in a mess Yesterday

    New Delhi: The press box at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Wednesday was found in an unbelievable mess with dead rats and feathers of dead pigeons lying around, just 18 days after an ODI was held at the venue. The media, which came to cover the Duleep Trophy final here,...
  • Boxer Akhil Kumar suggests he would not have behaved like Sarita Devi 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Comeback man Akhil Kumar did not say it in so many words but suggested that he would not have behaved the way fellow boxer Sarita Devi did at the Incheon Asian Games medal ceremony. Protesting against a controversial verdict, Sarita in an unprecedented move, had refused to wear the...
  • Female boxer dies in South Africa following bout 3 days ago

    Pretoria: A female boxer in South Africa has died after being in a coma for two weeks following a bout, another sports death in a country already mourning the loss of a former world-champion runner and the captain of the national football team. The sports ministry's announcement on Tuesday that Phindile...
  • 'Happy New Year' sets new record at Box Office, earns Rs 108.86 crore over the weekend 3 days ago

    Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan's big Diwali release 'Happy New Year' has set new record at the Box Office. The film which was released across a record 500 screens on October 23 is now Bollywood's biggest opener. The film, according to its makers earned Rs 108.86 crore over the weekend,...
  • Adille Sumariwala slams AIBA, says it has no jurisdiction to ban him 3 days ago

    New Delhi: India's Asian Games Chef-de-Mission Adille Sumariwala on Monday slammed the AIBA for provisionally suspending him in Sarita Devi episode, saying that the boxing world body has gone beyond its "jurisdiction". Sumariwala said that he was not at all concerned with the provisional suspension handed out to him by the...
  • I am sorry, won't do it again: Boxer Sarita Devi to AIBA 3 days ago

    New Delhi: A remorseful L Sarita Devi has pleaded with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to lift the provisional suspension imposed on her for refusing to accept her bronze medal in the Asiad, saying that she deeply regrets her outburst on the podium and would never repeat it. Sarita's participation in...
  • Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita Devi 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Monday said her unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record would form the crux of her defence in front of the world body. Sarita has been provisionally suspended...
  • Horror film 'Ouija' spells out win on the US and Canadian movie charts 4 days ago

    LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK: "Ouija", a horror film inspired by the board said to contact the dead, haunted the top of movie charts in the United States and Canada, collecting $20 million in weekend ticket sales and knocking Brad Pitt's "Fury" out of first place. Another new entry, action thriller "John Wick"...
  • Boxer Sarita Devi remains hopeful of World Championships participation 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Provisionally suspended she might be but Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has not given up hopes of participating in next month's World Championships, saying that she has written to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) presenting her case. Sarita, who was suspended for refusing to accept her Asian Games bronze...
  • IOA to discuss Sarita Devi ban with Sports Ministry officials 1 week ago

    Rattled by the International Boxing Association's decision to provisionally suspend boxer L Sarita Devi for her protest at the Asian Games, the IOA will hold a meeting with Sports Ministry officials on October 28 to discuss the way forward. IOA President N Ramachandran said the meeting will be held in Delhi...
  • India hope to get boxer Sarita Devi's suspension reversed October 23, 2014

    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 October 22, 2014

    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 October 22, 2014

    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 October 22, 2014

    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 October 22, 2014

    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...