Boxing

  • CNN-IBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge 8 hours 39 minutes ago

    The CNN-IBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • With a ban on Bollywood films, Manipur may not get to watch 'Mary Kom' 18 hours 39 minutes ago

    Mumbai: The film based on boxing star Mary Kom's life, starring Priyanka Chopra, will be released next month, but her home state may not get to watch it. There has been a ban on Bollywood movies in Manipur. Five-time world boxing champion Mary Kom is excited about her life story coming...
  • Indian boxing's fall from grace Yesterday

    Indian boxers returned without any gold medal from CWG 2014 and the coach says he has his fingers crossed for the Asian Games. ...
  • Boxer Paramjeet Samota protests after being ignored for Arjuna Award Yesterday

    The CWG 2010 gold medallist approached the Prime Minister's Office to return his medal in protest. ...
  • 'Turtles' tops again, beats 'Guardians' at North American box office 3 days ago

    Reuters: "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles," last weekend's most popular film, collected ticket sales of $28.4 million to top the U.S. and Canadian box office rankings for a second consecutive week, beating" Guardians of the Galaxy" in a battle of superhero misfits. "Guardians of the Galaxy," which has collected $419 million worldwide...
  • Manoharan, Mahaveer among five recommended for Dronacharya Awards August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxing coach G Manoharan, rowing's Jose Jacob and wrestling's Mahaveer Prasad were among five names recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by a selection panel headed by World Cup-winning hockey captain Ajitpal Singh on Monday. According to sources in the sports ministry, veteran athletics coach N Lingappa and judo's...
  • Boxing India will conduct elections to comply with AIBA rules August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxing India on Friday said it will conduct fresh elections on September 11 after being directed by the world governing body AIBA. "Boxing India has decided to call fresh elections for the posts of President, Secretary General, Treasurer, 10 Vice Presidents and 7 members of Executive Council of Boxing...
  • Mary Kom angry after postponement of Asian Games trial August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The postponement of the boxing trials for the Asian Games has left Olympic bronze medallist MC Mary Kom fuming as she termed this last-minute schedule change as highly "unprofessional" on the part of the organisers. The Indian Olympic Association Ad-hoc Committee, which is managing the boxing affairs, decided to...
  • 'Kick' BO report: With over USD 10 million, it's the highest overseas grosser of 2014 August 7, 2014

    Salman Khan's Kick continues to crush it at the Box Office. The film, which has already entered Rs 200 crore club and surpassed friend Aamir Khan's '3 Idiots' BO collection, has pulled off another feat by turning the highest overseas grosser of this year. According to trade analyst Taran Adarsh's...
  • CWG 2014: India end on a high, finish 5th with 64 medals August 4, 2014

    CNN-IBN's panel of experts discuss the performance of India's sportspersons in recently concluded Commonwealth Games where Indian won 64 medals. ...
  • CWG 2014: Silver as good as gold, says boxing coach August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A boxing gold eluded India at the Commonwealth Games for the first time since 2002 but national coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu said given the tough circumstances his boys braved in the run up to the event, the three silver medals are no less than gold. Star pugilist Vijender Singh...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxers return home to a rousing welcome August 4, 2014

    The Indian boxing contingent, led by ace boxer Vijender Singh, on Monday returned to a hero's welcome after winning 5 medals, including 4 silver and 1 bronze, in Glasgow. ...
  • CWG 2014 medal is a birthday present for my son, says Vijender Singh August 4, 2014

    New Delhi: A swollen face, a ligament injury in the left hand and a terribly groggy throat courtesy a bout of flu - Vijender Singh fought through all this to get a near-perfect birthday present for his son - a Commonwealth Games silver medal. "It is my son's birthday tomorrow, so...
  • CWG 2014: Dipika-Joshana create history with squash gold; four silver medals for boxers August 3, 2014

    Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa etched their name in Indian squash history by winning the country's first Commonwealth Games medal - a gold - from the discipline, while boxers, powerlifters and shuttlers, and a triple jumper picked up a clutch of prized metals on the penultimate day of competition on...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxers disappoint, settle for four silvers in Glasgow August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Hopes were high from Indian boxers with four of them reaching the finals at Commonwealth Games but all lost their respective summit clashes to settle for the silver medals at the SSE Hydro on Saturday. L Sarita Devi, L Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh went down in the...
  • CWG 2014: Laishram Devi clinches silver in women's 57-60 kg boxing August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: India's L. Sarita Devi went down 1:3 in the women's 57-60 kg final to Australia's Shelley Watts to bring home the silver from the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. The bronze medal went to Northern Ireland's Alanna Audley-Murphy and Mozambique's Machongua at the SSE Hydro. Sarita started her bout well to win...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Devendro Singh settles for men's 49 kg silver August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian pugilist Devendro Singh had to settle for the silver as he lost the men's 49 kg final to Northern Ireland's Paddy Barnes at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Uganda's Fazil Kaggwa and Welsh Ashley Williams won the bronze at the SSE Hydro. In the women's final, India's L Sarita Devi...
  • CWG 2014: Vijender Singh leads India in boxing finals August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Led by Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, Indian pugilists stole the limelight on the ninth day of the competitions with four of them storming into the finals of their respective weight categories in the boxing event of Commonwealth Games on Friday. Star boxer Vijender produced yet another dominating performance...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 10 August 3, 2014

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games on Friday. While four Indian boxers - L. Sarita Devi, L Devendro...
  • CWG 2014: Paddlers Sharath-Amalraj, discus thrower Seema Punia win silver medals for India on Day 9 August 2, 2014

    Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj picked up the silver medal in the men's doubles table tennis while Seema Punia won in women's discuss throw in the Commonwealth Games 2014 on Friday. Sharath, three-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist, and Amalraj lost 11-8, 7-11, 9-11, 5-11 in 33 minutes to the...
  • CWG 2014: Four Indian boxers in final, Pinki takes bronze August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: Four Indian boxers -- L Sarita Devi, L Devendro Singh, Mandeep Jangra and Vijender Singh -- made it into their respective gold medal bouts after Pinki Jangra lost her semi-final to settle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games here Friday. To start the proceedings, former World Champion Sarita...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxer Pinki Rani takes women's 48-51kg bronze August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: Pinki Jangra brought home India's first boxing medal from the 2014 Commonwealth Games though she lost her women's 48-51 kg semi-final bout and had to settle for the bronze at the SECC Hall on Friday. The Haryana pugilist gave a tough fight to Michaela Walsh but the Northern Ireland woman's...
  • As it happened: CWG 2014, Day 9 August 2, 2014

    (Scroll down for Live updates) Day 8 Round-up: Discus thrower Vikas Gowda broke a 56-year jinx, to toast with gold alongside wrestlers Yogeshwar Dutt and Babita Kumari as India snaked up to the fifth spot in the medal race at the Commonwealth Games. The grapplers cornered all the medals that came India's...
  • Muhammad Ali's 'Fight of the Century' gloves sell for nearly 400,000 dollars August 1, 2014

    The gloves that boxing great Muhammad Ali wore in his legendary 1971 fight against Joe Frazier in what became known as the Fight of the Century sold at auction on Thursday for almost $400,000. An anonymous bidder bought the gloves for $388,375 at the auction run by Texas-based Heritage Auctions at...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Vijender Singh enters semi-finals July 31, 2014

    Glasgow: Star boxer Vijender Singh punched his way into the semifinals assuring himself of a medal after four other Indian pugilists assured themselves of at least a bronze each in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday. Vijender outclassed Trinidad and Tobago's Aaron Prince in men's 75kg category. The 2008 Olympic bronze medallist...
  • CWG 2014: Pinki Jangra, Sarita Devi reach boxing semis in Glasgow July 31, 2014

    Glasgow: Female Indian boxers Pinki Jangra and L. Sarita Devi reached the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games in their respective categories at the SECC Hall here Wednesday. However, Amritpreet Singh bit the dust as he lost the men's 91 kg quarter-final bout to local pugilist Stephen Lavelle. The judges found the...
  • CWG 2014: Boxer Sarita Devi in quarters, Manoj Kumar ousted July 30, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian pugilist L Sarita Devi won her women's 57-60 kg opening bout to proceed to the quarter-finals of the Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. However, it was the end of the road for men's 64 kg defending champion Manoj Kumar who was ousted from the quarter-finals 0:3 by England's Samuel Maxwell...
  • CWG 2014: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra in quarter-final July 29, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian boxer Mandeep Jangra moved into the quarter-final of the men's welterweight (69kg) category with a comprehensive 3-0 win over Jamaican Kestna Davis in the Round 16 at the 2014 Commonwealth Games on Monday. Jangra bagged 30 points from all the three rounds while Davis got 27 each from his. In...