Actress Priyanka Chopra said in a interview that Indian boxer Mary Kom inspired her, although she also said that they did not look alike and someone from the Northeast should have played the role.
Boxers Vikas Krishan, Manish Kaushik, Satish Kumar and Ashish Kumar also joined the men's camp in Patiala alongside Amit Panghal. The camp will continue till March 14.
BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly and Virat Kohli contradicted each other on future of Indian captaincy while Olympians Manika Batra, Sushil Kumar and Mary Kom made headlines for the wrong reasons in 2021.
The Union minister also highly praised sports icon MC Mary Kom, who was present on the occasion, for her dedication towards her different responsibilities.
The marquee global showpiece was scheduled from December 4 to 18 but got postponed due to the COVID-19 situation in Istanbul.
The Padma awards are given in three categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri - and announced annually on the eve of Republic Day.
Mary Kom, who is a six-time world champion, is training for the women's World Championships to be held in December in Istanbul.
Nine Indian boxers - five men and four women - made the cut for the Tokyo Games with only Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) securing a medal
Mary Kom, who lost to Colombian Ingrit Valencia in the pre-quarters at Tokyo 2020, hints judging was not 'clean'
At Tokyo 2020 on Thursday, the Indian men's hockey team beat Olympic champions Argentina 3-1 to enter the quarterfinals. Here are Thursday's full results
Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom's (51kg) pursuit of a second Olympic medal ended in the pre-quarterfinals of the Tokyo Games
Boxing great MC Mary Kom was ousted from Tokyo Olympics after losing to Ingrit Victoria Valencia of Colombia in a split 3-2 verdict
In Tokyo 2020 on Thursday, the Indian men's hockey team will face Olympic champions Argentina while golfers also tee off. Watch live
Kom, 38, who is a 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, prevailed 4-1 against Dominican Republic's Miguelina Hernandez Garcia, who is 15 years her junior
In a bout that was exciting from start to finish, Mary Kom displayed some brilliant tactics to overcome the spirted fight that Garcia put up
India endured mixed results as medal eluded the country on Day 3. Catch highlights and updates of Indians competing on day 3 at Tokyo 2020 here
Two Olympic medallists - MC Mary Kom and PV Sindhu will be in action on Sunday at Tokyo 2020. Get full schedule and watch them live
Two hundred and six countries participate in Parade of Nations as Tokyo 2020 gets officially underway
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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