DEVENDRO SINGH

  • Asian Games Boxing: Devendro through to last-16, Manoj loses September 25, 2014

    Incheon: Commonwealth Games silver-medallist L Devendro Singh (49kg) entered the pre-quarters after getting a walkover but Manoj Kumar (64kg) bowed out with an opening round loss on a mixed day for Indian boxers at the Asian Games on Thursday. Devendro, a 2013 Asian Championships silver-medallist, was declared the winner after his...
  • Asian Games: India start boxing campaign on Wednesday September 23, 2014

    Incheon: India start their Asian Games campaign in boxing on Wednesday as the pugilists aim to match or better the record of four years ago when they managed an impressive tally of nine medals, including two gold. India had finished second in the table behind hosts China, who won 10 medals,...
  • 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: DipikaJoshana 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: 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: 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 semifinal to settle for the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games here Friday. To start the proceedings, former World Champion Sarita...
  • CWG 2014: Boxers Vijender, Devendro enter quarters July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) continued his sublime form to enter the quarterfinals along with gritty youngster L Devendro Singh (49kg) in the 20th Commonwealth Games on Monday. Vijender, a former Olympic and World Championships bronzemedallist, outpunched Namibia's Mujandjae Kasuto 30 in a lopsided contest to make the lasteight...
  • Indian boxers set for World Championships trial August 26, 2013

    Patiala: One delay and many speculations later, Indian boxers will fight it out for a place in the national team for the World Championships when the three-day trials start here on Tuesday. With the Indian Boxing Federation suspended, they would not get to compete under the country's flag but the boxers...
  • Devendro rises to 2nd, Manoj 6th in AIBA rankings August 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games goldmedallist Manoj Kumar was the biggest mover as he broke into the top10 at sixth but rising star L Devendro Singh was the bestplaced Indian at second in the latest International Boxing Association (AIBA) rankings here. The 20yearold Devendro (49kg), who won a silver medal at the...
  • Victorious Indian boxing team arrives home July 10, 2013

    A victorious Indian boxing team returned back home after a successful Asian Championships where Shiva Thapa bagged a gold medal. Other than a gold for Thapa, Mandeep Jangra (69kg) won the silver medal, while the bronze was bagged by Manoj Kumar (64kg). ...
  • Indian boxers await stiff challenge at Asian Championships June 28, 2013

    Their performance at the last Asian Championships was historic in every sense of the word but emulating that would be a herculean task for the Indian boxers when they step into the ring in the upcoming edition of the continental event in Amman, Jordan. Last time around, India ended with a...
  • Manoj, Devendro in India boxing squad for Asian C'ships June 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Commonwealth Games goldmedallist Manoj Kumar (64kg) would lead the charge when a 10member Indian boxing team travels to Amman, Jordan on Friday to compete in the Asian Championships from June 30 to July 9. Manoj will be seen in action in the 64kg division. The other recognisable faces in...
  • 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...
  • IABF ban: Does anyone care about the worldclass Indian boxers? January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The barring of Indian boxers from participating in international meets by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the Indian sports ministry on Wednesday has not only further highlighted the mess that Indian sports is mired in, but also left a band of brothers and sisters facing a rocky...
  • Mary Kom aside, boxers underperform August 12, 2012

    As a pioneer for women's boxing in India, Mary Kom is already an inspiration for many others who hope to follow in her footsteps. To see her weep on air while apologizing to the country for not winning an Olympic gold medal was one of the most endearing moments of...
  • Go for Glory: Was Devendro robbed of a medal? August 9, 2012

    CNNIBN's panel of experts discusses India's medal chances on Day 13. It also talks about Devendro Singh's controversial boxing bout on Wednesday night. ...
  • Olympics: Sandhu backs Indian male boxers August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India's muchhyped 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...
  • Devendro's medal hopes end after loss August 9, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh narrowly missed out on a medal at the London Olympics Wednesday, putting up a brave fight against Irishman Paddy Barnes in the quarterfinals of the 49 kg category. Devendro's 1823 loss to the Beijing Games bronze medallist ended India's boxing campaign in the mega event. It...
  • Mary Kom, Devendro lose, Tintu progresses August 9, 2012

    London: It was another unsatisfactory day for India at the Olympics as boxers MC Mary Kom and Devendro Singh lost their 51kg and 49kg bouts respectively. Mary Kom settled for a bronze after she lost her semifinal bout against Great Britain's Nicola Adam 611, while Devendro lost to favourite Paddy...
  • Olympics: Manipuris pray for Mary Kom, Devendro August 8, 2012

    Imphal: With boxer MC Mary Kom poised to fight for silver medal in the London Olympics Wednesday evening, a large number of people in northeast Indian Manipur state prayed for her success in temples and churches all over the state. Many supporters walked through the streets of the capital and elsewhere...
  • Olympics, Day 8: Saina Nehwal wins lucky bronze August 4, 2012

    London: Saina Nehwal won India its third medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, after being declared the winner in the women's badminton playoff for the bronze medal after her Chinese opponent Wang Xin withdrew with an injured knee. And the news became sweeter with boxer Devendro Singh's entry into...
  • Olympics: Boxer Devendro storms into quarters August 4, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh stunned 2008 Beijing Games silver medallist Serdamba Purevdorj of Mongolia to storm into the quarterfinals of the men's lightfly weight(49kg) category at the London Olympics, here on Saturday. The pocketsized dynamo from Manipur outclassed his superior Mongolian rival 1611 in the prequarterfinals at the ExCel...
  • Go for Glory: Kashyap, Devendro save India blushes July 31, 2012

    After a scintillating show by Gagan Narang, the Indian boxing sensation Devendro Singh advanced to the prequarters. ...
  • Young boxers ready to raise the bar July 17, 2012

    The boxing youth brigade Shiva Thapa, Devendro Singh and Sumit Sangwan have raised India's hopes of an Olympic medal. ...