WOMENS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

  • 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...