Vijender Singh

  • 'Fugly' trailer: Boxer Vijender Singh, Anil Kapoor's nephew Mohit Marwah make their film debut 08-04-2014 10:06 AM

    Another sportsperson is all set to make his Bollywood debut. World boxing champion Vijender Singh makes his film debut in Kabir Sadanand's 'Fugly'. The film also features Anil Kapoor's nephew Mohit Marwah in the lead role. The trailer of the film indicates a story of four happy-go-lucky youngsters and their...
  • Vijender Singh seeks government help to resolve boxing crisis 28-03-2014 05:58 PM

    New Delhi: Star boxer Vijender Singh urged the central government to step in and resolve the ongoing crisis in Indian boxing for betterment of the sport, here. "The country's boxing federation has been suspended by the International body. I would request our government to step forward and resolve the issue",...
  • I only care about boxing: Vijender Singh 19-03-2014 11:17 PM

    The Olympic medallist says he is not supporting any particular group but hopes AIBA lifts the ban off Indian federation. ...
  • Vijender Singh feels that walking on the ramp is definitely easier than boxing 17-03-2014 12:57 PM

    Mumbai: Boxing champion Vijender Singh walked the ramp for ace designer Archana Kochhar at ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2014 here today. "I loved this experience of walking the ramp. It was amazing. Walking the ramp is definitely easy than doing boxing," Vijender said. The Olympian pugilist, who is making...
  • Officials trade punches as boxers slide in 2013 25-12-2013 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: The continuing administrative logjam worsened into a full-fledged factional tug-of-war while Indian boxing's poster boy, Vijender Singh, found himself at the center of a devastating drug scandal in what was a thoroughly tumultuous year for the country's pugilists. Suspended internationally last year, the Indian Boxing Federation remained a...
  • World Boxing Championships: Vikash, Sumit, Satish in quarters 22-10-2013 05:29 PM

    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...
  • Down with viral but Vijender dominates World Championship opener 17-10-2013 04:20 PM

    Almaty: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh (75kg) gave a dominating performance despite being down with viral fever to thrash Sweden's Hampus Henriksson in his opening bout and enter the second round of the World Championships here Thursday. Vijender, who was the first Indian boxer to win a medal at the...
  • Vijender, Nanao in Indian team for World boxing Championships 28-08-2013 11:07 PM

    Patiala: Vijender Singh (75kg) made a return to the Indian boxing team along with Thokchom Nanao Singh (49kg) as the selectors picked the team for the World Championships after a two-day trial here on Wednesday. There were hardly any surprises in the team, which will compete under the International Boxing...
  • Feeling good about my game but can do better: Vijender Singh 28-08-2013 08:05 PM

    Patiala: "There was a little bit of pressure but I am relaxed now", said star boxer Vijender Singh as he dug from his wealth of experience to present a strong case for selection in the trials for the World Championships to be held from October 11 to 27. The 27-year-old,...
  • Indian boxers set for World Championships trial 26-08-2013 03:16 PM

    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...
  • Vijender Singh set to participate in World Championship trials 26-08-2013 11:18 AM

    New Delhi: Brushing aside speculations about his availability for the upcoming World Championship trials, star Indian boxer Vijender Singh on Monday returned to Patiala from a short leave and would be taking the ring on Tuesday to fight it out for a place in the team. "I had taken a...
  • Indian boxers readying for ring without headgear 17-07-2013 07:23 PM

    New Delhi: A week after a decent showing at the Asian Championships, Indian boxers are back at training - and for the first time without headgear, at that, in preparation for the World Championships in October. The International Boxing Association - the world amateur boxing regulator - sought to introduce...
  • Vijender Singh might try his hand in professional boxing 21-05-2013 03:47 PM

    New Delhi: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh is open to the idea of competing in professional boxing as he feels with the headguards going out of the equation in the amateur arena, the dividing line between the two formats has blurred considerably. The strapping six-footer, who was content being an...
  • Vijender back to training after doping scam 20-05-2013 05:04 PM

    New Delhi: "The nightmare is finally over and I am back to a normal life", said a relieved Vijender Singh as he broke his silence on the sensational drug scandal that severely hurt his reputation, insisting that more than a crisis, it was a learning experience that left him stronger...
  • Indian boxing going through its toughest phase: Fernandes 13-05-2013 03:28 PM

    New Delhi: International suspension coupled with the drug scandal that maligned Vijender Singh, has left Indian boxing grappling with its most "difficult phase" ever, feels the country's Cuban coach for over two decades -- Blas Iglesias Fernandes. "Certainly, it is the most difficult period for Indian boxing. We have taken...
  • Vijender Singh welcome to join camp any time: SAI 25-04-2013 10:35 PM

    Patiala: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has no issues on Olympic bronze medallist boxer Vijender Singh joining the camp here any time as he has got clearance from the NADA. SAI director general Jiji Thomson told reporters here on Thursday that Vijender can join the camp anytime now. "He...
  • Sports gives clean chit to boxer Vijender Singh 18-04-2013 10:55 AM

    Sports Minister Jitendra Singh says that boxer Vijender Singh is free to attend the boxing camps but he will not be attending the current camp. ...
  • NADA gives clean chit to boxer Vijender Singh 17-04-2013 11:20 AM

    Olympics silver-medallist Vijender Singh got big relief from NADA as his blood and urine samples tested negative for any banned substances. ...
  • Amritsar: BSF seizes heroin worth Rs 250 cr in two days 17-04-2013 09:27 AM

    Chandigarh: The Border Security Force (BSF) in the past two days has seized heroin worth Rs 250 crore in the international market from the Khemkaran sector near Amritsar. On Tuesday 18 kilogram heroin was seized which was worth Rs 90 crore and on Wednesday another 32 kilogram heroin was seized...
  • Vijender's samples test negative for drugs 16-04-2013 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry announced on Tuesday that Olympic medallist Vijender Singh's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medalist had submitted his blood and urine samples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA)...
  • Vijender Singh's dope test returns negative: Sports ministry 16-04-2013 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Olympic medallist Vijender Singh can heave a sigh of relief after the sports ministry announced on Tuesday that the boxer's samples tested negative for drugs. The boxer was alleged to have consumed recreational drugs with sparring partner Ram Singh. The Beijing Olympics bronze medallist had submitted his blood...
  • Drugs haul case: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in judicial custody 09-04-2013 08:09 PM

    Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab): Boxer Ram Singh, arrested in connection with the massive drug haul last month, was on Tuesday remanded in judicial custody till April 23 by a local court. Singh, sparring partner of Olympian Vijender Singh, was produced before the court after expiry of his two-day police remand. He...
  • Drug haul: Boxer Ram Singh remanded in police custody 07-04-2013 11:34 PM

    Fatehgarh Sahib: Boxer Ram Singh was on Sunday remanded in two-day police custody in connection with a drug haul case, in which the name of Olympic medallist and renowned pugilist Vijender Singh had cropped up. Ram Singh, the sparring partner of Vijender Singh, was remanded in police custody till April...
  • IABF ignores Vijender Singh for representing India in international events 06-04-2013 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: Beijing Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, allegedly involved in a drug scandal, will not be considered for selection for two upcoming international events for missing the trials. The beleaguered Indian boxer, who has been accused by the Punjab Police of consuming heroin, missed the two-day boxing trials in...
  • Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala 06-04-2013 10:14 AM

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
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  • We should wait for Vijender test results: Sports Minister 04-04-2013 11:19 AM

    Sports Minister Jitendra Singh told CNN-IBN that WADA rules say that Vijender can be checked for heroin. ...
  • Vijender saga is disappointing, says Sports Minister 04-04-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: Mounting pressure on India's Olympic champion Vijender Singh, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Thursday said that the entire episode is disappointing for the youngsters and all the sportspersons. Singh also said that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) allows all drug tests and that Vijender can be checked for...