An unprecedented 12 sportspersons were presented with India's highest sporting honour, the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna.
The marquee global showpiece was scheduled from December 4 to 18 but got postponed due to the COVID-19 situation in Istanbul.
Turkey logged 27,824 COVID cases on Monday. The country also reported 187 deaths on the day. The surge in cases has been attributed to the delta variant of the virus.
The AIBA Women's World Championships is scheduled to take place in Istanbul in December.
PR Sreejesh, Mithali Raj, Pramod Bhagat, Sumit Antil, Avani Lekhara, Krishna Nagar and M Narwal were also recommended for the Major Dhyanchand Khel Ratna by the selection committee.
Mary Kom, who is a six-time world champion, is training for the women's World Championships to be held in December in Istanbul.
The national boxing championships will be held in Hisar from October 21 and the champions will make the cut for the worlds' squad.
According to Bergamasco, he has been waiting for a month now writing several emails but there is no communication from the BFI.
Lovlina Borgohain is the first woman Olympian from Assam. She won a bronze medal in the women's 69kg boxing event at Tokyo Olympics
Lovlina Borgohain became only the third Indian boxer to finish on the Olympic podium, joining two of the biggest icons in Indian boxing -- Mary Kom and Vijender Singh
There were many misses but India won a record seven medals at Tokyo 2020. Neeraj Chopra's gold sent the country delirious with joy and pride
Borgohain, 23, lost 0-5 in the welterweight (69kg) semifinals to reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey
Turkey's Busenaz Surmeneli proved to be too strong for Lovlina who received two standing counts in a physical bout
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra enters the final, while boxer Lovlina Borgohain settles for bronze. Catch Tokyo Olympics highlights here
Speaker Biswajit Daimary has decided to suspend work for half an hour when Lovlina, the first woman Olympian from Assam, will be in the ring at the boxing semi-final of Tokyo Olympics.
Cool and composed Lovlina Borgohain chases historic Olympic final berth. Watch Lovlina Borgohain vs Busenaz Surmeneli on live streaming
Lovlina Borgohain has already assured India a medal from the boxing ring at Tokyo Olympics
Lovlina Borgohain defeated a former world champion to assure India a boxing medal at Tokyo 2020.
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