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Boxing
Sports  /  Published 25.07.20

Iron Mike’s comeback punch, at the age of 54

Mike Tyson, the former world heavyweight champion, revealed on Thursday that he would make his comeback at the age of 54 on September 12 against another veteran, Roy Jones Jr. Tyson, who has not boxe...
By The Daily Telegraph, Agencies in London

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.19

Picnics that are bad for the planet

Sir — Winter is synonymous with picnics. Unfortunately, even today, picnickers use plates and cups made of plastic or styrofoam to serve food, water, tea and so on. These products pollute the enviro...
By The Telegraph in

Sports  /  Published 06.04.19

Mary Kom’s message to women

When someone asked MC Mary Kom whether she was the Mahendra Singh Dhoni of Indian boxing, getting better with age, the multiple-time world champion smiled and, after a pause, replied: “What do you t...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 14.05.20

Vijender jab at ‘misery’ of lockdown

Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh is, like most other sportspersons around the globe, spending time in lockdown with his family but his thoughts are with the thousands of people going through...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 23.12.19

Will go for gold: Pugilist

World Youth Women’s Boxing Champions-hips gold medallist Ankushita Boro, who has promised to give her best at the Khelo India Youth Games (KIYG) starting here on January 10, said the Games in Assam ...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 30.01.20

Bhagyabati hails Mary Kom

Pugilist Bhagyabati Kachari, who recently won silver at the 9th Nation’s Cup in Serbia, hailed Mary Kom’s Padma Vibhushan as big boost to the boxing fraternity.Bhagyabati, who hails from Assam’s...
By Abdul Gani in Guwahati

Sports  /  Published 04.03.20

Sakshi Chaudhary & Simranjit Kaur advance in Olympic berths at the Asian-Oceania zone qualifiers

 Indian boxers Simranjit Kaur (60kg) and Sakshi Chaudhary (57kg) entered the quarter finals and are just one victory away from sealing Olympic berths at the Asian-Oceania zone qualifiers here on ...
By Agencies in Mumbai

Sports  /  Published 14.03.20

Lovlina punches her way past odds to be in box seat

March 8, 2020. That was the day boxer Lovlina Borgohain took a giant stride towards the realisation of a dream.She defeated Uzbekistan’s Maftunakhon Melieva in the 69kg quarter finals of the Asian O...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 11.03.20

BRIEFS: Kaushik makes Tokyo cut

World bronze-medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) on Wednesday became the ninth Indian boxer to book an Olympic berth with a brutal box- off win at the Asian Qualifiers as the country recorded its best-eve...
By Agencies in Melbourne

Sports  /  Published 09.03.20

Mary Kom, Panghal qualify

Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom (51kg) qualified for Tokyo Olympics by advancing to the Asian Qualifiers' semi-final with a comfortable win over the Philippines's Irish Magno, here on Monday.Seco...
By PTI in Amman


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