Mary Kom
Sports  /  Published 01.05.22

Mary offer for Kerala pugilists

Renowned boxer and Olympic medallist Mary Kom on Saturday offered free training to the best boxing talents from Kerala at her academy. Kom, who was in the state to attend the inaugural function of th...
By Our bureau and PTI in Thiruvananthapuram

People  /  Published 07.01.22

Sportsperson-politicians who have worn two hats at once

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom between 1970 and 1974 and a British Parliamentarian for more than five decades, Heath was a passionate yachtsman throughout his life. In 1971, Heath led Britai...
By Priyam Marik

Sports  /  Published 18.10.21

Mary Kom to skip Nationals

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom will not compete in the upcoming National Women's Boxing Championships in Hisar. The 38-year-old, who reached the pre-quarters of Tokyo Olympics before bowing ...
By Our Bureau

People  /  Published 09.08.21

Tokyo-based Bengali volunteers share their experiences

Ashok Karmokar: Steering the future When Ashok Karmokar applied to the Japan Olympic Committee in 2016 to volunteer for the Tokyo Olympics, little did he know that the vehicle he would be given to dr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Sports  /  Published 08.08.21

A dream run for India at the Games

Elsewhere, Kamalpreet Kaur finished a commendable sixth among the women’s discus throwers, shooter Saurabh Chaudhary occupied the seventh position in the men’s 10metre air pistol face-off,...
By Priyam Marik


Sports  /  Published 04.08.21

Lovlina on cusp of history

A medal already secured, Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) will be in pursuit of history when she takes on reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey in the semi-finals in Tokyo on Wednesday, aiming t...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, Tokyo

Opinion  /  Published 01.08.21

A medal for your dreams

Cyclist Masomah Ali Zada finished 25th out of 25 athletes in the women’s individual time trial at the Olympics, but you wouldn’t know that from her demeanour. Ali Zada, who is part of the ...
By Upala Sen

Sports  /  Published 31.07.21

Lovlina carries Mary Kom legacy

Overnight the mood changed. Thursday was a day of heartbreak for India as six-time world champion MC Mary Kom’s pursuit of a second boxing Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarter finals of the To...
By Madhumita Ganguly in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Nameless vests: IOC explains

The absence of their own and the country's name on some Indian boxers' vests in the Olympics has caused a small furore here, after the legendary M C Mary Kom alleged that she was forced to cha...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Tokyo

Sports  /  Published 30.07.21

Mary questions 'change of dress'

Kom slams IOC Boxing Task Force The six-time world champion on Thursday slammed the International Olympic Committee's Boxing Task Force for "poor judging" in her flyweight (51kg) pre-qu...
By Our Bureau


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