Boxing

  • CWG 2014: 71 countries, 4500 athletes, 261 medals to be won 2 hours 50 minutes ago

    The 20th edition of the Commonwealth Games begin on Wednesday in Glasgow, where Queen Elizabeth II will open the 11-day sporting extravaganza at a glittering ceremony beginning 0030 IST. Around 4500 athletes from 71 countries have descended in Glasgow to be part of the biggest sporting event after the Olympics...
  • Black boxes of downed MH17 arrive in UK for examination 3 hours 31 minutes ago

    London: The black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines in eastern Ukraine arrived in the UK on Wednesday for expert analysis by air accident investigators. The Air Accidents Investigation Branch said that the black boxes of Flight MH17 which crashed in eastern Ukraine on July 17 had been delivered to...
  • 'Mary Kom' trailer: Priyanka Chopra fights opponents and stereotypes in the boxing world champion's biopic 7 hours 27 minutes ago

    The trailer for the Priyanka Chopra-starrer 'Mary Kom', based on boxer MC Mary Kom, was released on Wednesday. The film, which is set to have its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), is set to hit the theatres on October 2. The film has been co-produced by Viacom18 Motion...
  • Boxer Fred Evans ruled out of Commonwealth Games 9 hours 53 minutes ago

    Olympic medallist Fred Evans was ruled out of the Commonwealth Games boxing event on Tuesday after being refused accreditation following checks by the British Home Office and Games officials. Welsh welterweight Evans, 23, a silver medal-winner at the London 2012 Olympic Games, did not travel to Glasgow with the Wales team,...
  • MH17 black boxes to be sent to UK for analysis: Malaysia 10 hours 9 minutes ago

    Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia on Wednesday said the black boxes from Flight MH17, which was shot down over Ukraine last week, will be sent to British aviation investigators for forensic analysis. The international investigation team led by the Netherlands has decided to pass the black boxes, which record cockpit activity and flight...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India riding on Olympic glory to conquer Glasgow 11 hours 54 minutes ago

    Glasgow: India will be expecting a lion's share of medals from shooters, boxers, wrestlers and shuttlers at the 2014 Commonwealth Games starting here on Wednesday but it would be difficult to match the record medal haul of 101 in the last edition at home. The 2010 Commonwealth Games was marred with...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014: India aim for top-three finish in Glasgow 21 hours 56 minutes ago

    Glasgow: The unprecedented success achieved in the last edition would be hard to replicate this time after the dropping of a few disciplines but upbeat after getting back in the Olympic fold, a 215-strong Indian contingent would nonetheless seek a top-five finish in the 20th Commonwealth Games which begin here...
  • Indian coaches allowed at ringside in CWG Boxing Yesterday

    Mumbai: There is a good news for Indian boxers at the Commonwealth Games starting on Wednesday in Glasgow with the world body AIBA reversing its original stand of not allowing coaches to second them at ringside during bouts. A communication received from AIBA to a senior boxing official said that the...
  • Rebels release train with bodies from downed MH17, hand over black boxes Yesterday

    Ukraine: Bowing to international pressure, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines plane, four days after it plunged into rebel-held eastern Ukraine. With body parts decaying in sweltering heat and signs that evidence at the crash site was mishandled,...
  • Ukraine rebels to give MH17 black boxes to international bodies 3 days ago

    Donetsk (Ukraine): Rebels have recovered the black boxes from downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 and will hand them over to the International Civil Aviation Organization, a rebel leader said on Sunday. Alexander Borodai also said the bodies recovered from the crash site in eastern Ukraine would remain in refrigerated train cars...
  • 'Hate Story 2' gets a bumper opening; collects 5.92 crores on day one 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Bhushan Kumar's Hate Story 2 has taken bumper opening with Friday collections adding upto 5.92 crores. With a fantastic pre release buzz, distributors asked for increase in the number of screens from 600 to 1200 screens all India. Hate Story 2, starring Surveen Chawla, Jay Bhanushali and Sushant...
  • MH17 black boxes not found: Ukraine rebel leader 4 days ago

    Kiev: Aleksandr Borodai, the pro-Russian rebel leader in Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region, denied on Saturday that black boxes of the Malaysian passenger plane that crashed on Thursday had not been found. Borodai said they had not touched the site where the passenger flight crashed but they reserved the right to begin...
  • Chess boxing catching on in India 4 days ago

    To any common sports lover, chess and boxing would sound poles apart, if he is to draw any comparison between the two unlike sporting  disciplines. However very few would believe that a sport called chess-boxing has been evolved in the country and now is venturing into Madhya Pradesh through boxing coach...
  • Vijender Singh leads Indian boxing contingent at CWG 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh will lead the Indian boxing contingent at the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to Aug 3. Eight men and three women have been selected in various weight categories by the Adhoc Committee Boxing. The contingent has reached the Scottish...
  • Indian boxing coaches barred from ringside at CWG 1 week ago

    Mumbai: In what appears to be a case of misunderstanding, India's boxing coaches at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games have been barred from occupying ringside seats during bouts due to the country's termination from the International Boxing Association (AIBA). A communication to this effect from the competition organisers was received by the...
  • 11-member Indian boxing team for Glasgow 1 week ago

    Shiva Thapa is always a medal favourite for India but a first round exit in London is what has kept him motivated to aim for gold. ...
  • 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' climbs to top of the US box office charts July 14, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes,' a sequel about highly intelligent apes that battle with humans for dominance, has knocked the giant 'Transformers' robots out of the top spot on U.S. and Canadian movie charts. The 3D 'Apes' movie collected $73 million in ticket sales from Friday through...
  • 'Transformers-Age of Extinction' earns Rs 30 crore in India July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Transformers-Age of Extinction', that hit theatres last Friday, has earned Rs 30 crore over its opening weekend in India. Director Michael Bay's fourth edition of the Transformers series has the third biggest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India, according to its distributors Viacom18 Motion Pictures. The film starring Mark...
  • OGQ to support boxer Sarita Devi, rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ) is to support woman boxer Laishram Sarita Devi and rising rifle shooter Apurvi Chandela in the run up to their participation in the July 23-August 3 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the September-October Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. OGQ, founded by sports legends Prakash...
  • 'Ek Villain' earns Rs 50.70 crores in three days of its release July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Looks like Mohit Suri knows the sure shot formula to make a film a superhit. His latest film 'Ek Villain' has earned Rs 50.70 crores in three days since its release on 27th June. Featuring Shraddha Kapoor, Siddharth Malhotra and Riteish Deshmukh in lead characters, 'Ek Villain' opened...
  • Kick-boxing, Krav Maga or Karate -- if you're a fan of the martial arts, you need to see these 11 movies June 26, 2014

    Fists of fury, and a kick that can send a hundred armed men flying in all directions -- if you're a fan of the martial arts, you need to see these awesome movies ASAP. ...
  • Google to unveil new television set-top box on Wednesday: Report June 25, 2014

    Bangalore: Google Inc is expected to unveil at least one small set-top box that resembles products like the Roku, Amazon's Fire TV, and Apple Inc's Apple TV, the Wall Street Journal reported citing sources who have seen the device. Google will show off the set-top box on Wednesday during its developer...
  • After out-witting Mary, Pinki feels pressure of expectations June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: She ousted none other than Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom to make the Commonwealth Games-bound Indian team but far from revelling in the new-found attention, Pinki Jangra says she has begun to feel the pressure of delivering a medal after her giant-slaying act in the trials. The 24-year-old...
  • Yo Yo Honey Singh to bring boxing league to India in October May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Super rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh is on to another league, literally. After starting his Global Fighting Championship (GFC), a boxing league in Dubai, the singer has plans to bring the "mother of all boxing events" to India. Talking about the event which started at the Dubai World Trade Centre...
  • Will explore possibility of having locally-made set-top boxes: Javadekar May 31, 2014

    Panaji: Information and Broadcasting ministry will consult the Finance and Commerce ministries on exploring the possibility of having locally manufactured set- top boxes for continuing the digitization process rather than depending on imports, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Saturday. The minister said the decision on the issue was pertinent considering...
  • Rich Swiss couple robbed churches 'for thrills', says police May 28, 2014

    Geneva: Two wealthy Swiss seniors arrested for robbing from church collection boxes, told police that their crime spree was just for thrills, justice authorities said on Wednesday. In a statement, prosecutors in the central region of Lucerne said that the married couple, aged 70 and 73, had admitted stealing money on...
  • 'X-Men' sequel tops 'Avatar' as Fox's biggest global debut May 27, 2014

    Reuters: Mutant superhero movie "X-Men: Days of Future Past" powered to $302 million in worldwide ticket sales through the U.S. Memorial Day holiday on Monday, capping a weekend in which it surpassed "Avatar" as the biggest global debut for film studio 20th Century Fox. The seventh installment in the "X-Men" franchise...
  • Japan woman's body sent by mail marked 'doll': Reports May 26, 2014

    Tokyo: Murder detectives were on Monday investigating the case of a young nurse whose corpse was sent by parcel post across Japan in a box that claimed to contain a doll. The body of Rika Okada was found in a storage lock-up in Tokyo. Investigators also found the 2-metre box in...
  • Mary Kom dropped from Indian boxing squad for Commonwealth Games May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: In a stunning turn of events, five-time World Champion and Olympic bronze-medallist MC Mary Kom was on Friday left out of the three-member Indian women's boxing squad for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 23 to August 3. Mary Kom, who was on comeback trail...