WOMENS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

  • Sarjubala and Saweety win silver medals at the Women's World Boxing Championships November 24, 2014

    Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety won silver medals at the Women's World Boxing Championships Jeju 2014 in the Women's Light Fly (45-48 kg) weight category and Women's Light Heavy (81 kg) weight category respectively. Sarjubala, a 2011 world youth champion, had defeated Thailand's Chuthamat Raksat 38-38, 40-36, 39-37, while Saweety got the...
  • Sarjubala, Saweety enter women's World boxing semis November 21, 2014

    South Korea: Indian boxers Shamjetsabam Sarjubala and Saweety reached the semi-finals of the Women's World Championships on Friday. Sarjubala started the proceedings with a dominating 3:0 win over Suguro Aldriani of Indonesia in the 48 kg quarter-final. Saweety followed it up with a 2:1 win over Marsic Anamarija of Croatia in...
  • Boxers Pinki Rani, Monica Saun lose at Women's World Championships November 19, 2014

    Jeju (South Korea): Indian boxers Pinki Rani and Monica Saun lost in the preliminary round matches of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships here Wednesday. While the Asian Games bronze medallist Pinki lost 1-2 in a split decision to Russia's Saiana Sagataeva in the 51kg category, Monica (75kg) lost...
  • Humpy loses to Yifan in World Chess tournament November 18, 2011

    Tirana: Grandmaster Koneru Humpy misplayed a fine position and went down to defending champion Yifan Hou of China in the third game of the Women's World Championship here. Looking good after the first two of the 10game match, Humpy went for an erroneous plan and Yifan cashed in to go...
  • World champ Marykom recalls fight November 25, 2006

    New Delhi: MC Marykom became world champion for the third time on Thursday winning the 46 kg but sadly for the diminutive boxer the struggle still continues. Victory is sweetest when it comes after months of sacrifice, hard work and harbouring neversaydie attitude and after winning the title she broke into...
  • Indian eves bag World Boxing gold November 23, 2006

    New Delhi: On a day the entire nation is agonised about the way Team India capitulated in the Durban ODI, there is reason to cheer for as well. The Indian women boxers put in a sterling performance to come up triumphant in the World Boxing Championships in New Delhi. M...