INDIAN AMATEURS

  • High time IOA cleaned up boxing mess May 8, 2014

    Boxing is one sport where India can aspire to win a clutch of medals at the upcoming Commonwealth and the Asian Games. Shockingly there is no elected body to govern the sport and things cannot be run in such a cavalier fashion if boxers have to be at their best. It...
  • International Boxing Association terminates India for damaging sport March 4, 2014

    Lausanne: Furious with the current logjam in the suspended Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF), the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has terminated the IABF from its fold stating that the current set of office-bearers are "damaging the image, reputation and interest" of the sport. In a tersely-worded statement, the AIBA said it...
  • AIBA approves IABF's amended constitution February 25, 2013

    New Delhi: After the lifting of suspension on Indian boxers, the barred Indian Amateur Boxing Federation has got another shot in the arm with the world body, AIBA, approving its amended constitution. "The amended constitution has been approved and we have sent a copy of it to the Sports Ministry as...
  • Administrators to blame for boxing body ban: Gaurav Kalra December 11, 2012

    The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) has provisionally suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF). Where does that put our boxers? CNNIBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What will be the impact of the ban on Indian Amateur Boxing Federation on the...
  • More shame for India following IABF and AAI's derecognition December 7, 2012

    CNNIBN speaks to eminent administrative personalities in Indian sports following sports ministry's derecognition of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation and the Archery Association of India on Friday. ...
  • Sports ministry acts tough on boxing and archery bodies December 7, 2012

    Indian sports ministry derecognised the national boxing and archery bodies Friday for their faulty electoral process. ...
  • Five Indian amateurs make the Indian Open cut October 19, 2012

    Bangalore: In what may be a record of sorts, five amateurs made the halfway cut at the Hero Indian Open golf tournament here Friday, in contrast to last year when none made it past the second round. Led by S. Chikkrangrappa (7268), four others Udayan Mane (7369), Khalin Joshi (7271),...