Sumit Sangwan

  • Shiva Thapa gets US visa for World Series Boxing debut January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Young boxer Shiva Thapa is set for his first bout in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) with team USA Knockouts after he was granted American visa to reach Miami in time for the Jan 17 tie against Ukraine Otamans. Sumit Sangwan, however, is yet to get his...
  • World Series of Boxing: Thapa, Sangwan head to America January 1, 2014

    In a major boost for Indian boxing, two young pugilists Shiva Thapa and Sumit Sangwan are headed to Miami after being picked by the American franchise for the World Series of Boxing. ...
  • World Boxing Championships: Vikash, Sumit, Satish in quarters October 22, 2013

    Almaty, (Kazakhstan): Indian boxers continued to touch new highs at the World Championships here as three of them entered the quarter-finals on an all-win day to take the total number to an unprecedented five. Vikash Malik (60kg), Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Satish Kumar (+91kg) joined Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Manoj Kumar...
  • Sumit, Vikash in pre-quarters of World Boxing Championships October 20, 2013

    Almaty: Olympian Sumit Sangwan (81kg) and Vikash Malik (60kg) fought through intense bouts to enter the pre-quarterfinals but Mandeep Jangra (69kg) bowed out after a stiff second-round contest on a mixed day for India in the World Boxing Championships here today. While Sumit stunned ninth seed Petru Ciobanu of Moldova 2-1,...
  • IABF ban: Does anyone care about the world-class 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...
  • Olympics: Sandhu backs Indian male boxers August 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India's much-hyped 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...
  • Boxer Sangwan's complaint against jury rejected July 31, 2012

    London: India's protest against the controversial opening-round loss of boxer Sumit Sangwan (81kg) on Monday in the Olympic Games has been rejected by the jury that reviewed his bout against Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino here. "The protest has been rejected. The reasons were not given to us but in cases like...
  • Official complaint lodged against Sangwan's loss July 30, 2012

    London: India have lodged an official complaint after the 19-year-old Sumit Sangwan went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of boxing 81kg category at the London Olympics here Monday. Union sports minister, Ajay Maken, tweeted after the match, "Our Cuban coach was...
  • Indian boxer Sangwan loses a bout he had 'won' July 30, 2012

    London: Indian boxer Sumit Sangwan went down 14-15 under controversial circumstances to Brazilian Yamaguchi Falcao Florentino in the round of 32 of 81kg category at the London Olympics here on Monday. The 19-year-old Indian fought valiantly and should have won more points but the judges thought otherwise. ESPN commentators were surprised...
  • Boxers Vikas, Sumit not overawed by Olympics July 25, 2012

    The two young Indian pugilist say playing for India is a big responsibility and they aim to bring a medal home. ...
  • 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. ...