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Eight More Boxers Test Positive For COVID-19, But National Camp Continues

Jan 13, 2022 PTI

After 18 campers, 12 boxers and six support staff members, returned positive for the virus on Wednesday, eight more were added to the tally after a fresh round of testing. The total number of infected boxers now stands at 20.

Former BFI General Secretary Jay Kowli Suspended, Barred From All Boxing Related Activities

Jan 12, 2022 PTI

The decision to suspend Jay Kowli was taken at Boxing Federation of India's Executive Committee meeting held on January 10. Meanwhile, Jay Kowli did not immediately respond to calls for his comments on the matter.

Mary Kom, Amit Panghal Among Six Olympians Added To National Boxing Camp

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.

Yearender 2021: Virat Kohli vs BCCI, Sushil Kumar's Shame, Mary Kom's First Of Fury – 5 Unwanted Controversies

Dec 30, 2021 Koushik Paul

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.

Vijay Deverakonda To Share Multiple Updates On 'Liger' In Coming Days

Telugu actor Vijay Deverakonda updated fans that in the coming days he will share back-to-back news of his upcoming film 'Liger'.

13 December, 2021

Sonowal, Mary Kom Exhort Youth To Play Effective Role In Nation-Building

Outlook Web Desk

The Union minister also highly praised sports icon MC Mary Kom, who was present on the occasion, for her dedication towards her different responsibilities.

10 December, 2021

Boxing, Weightlifting Among Olympic Sports In Danger Of Losing 2028 Los Angeles Spots

Associated Press (AP)

Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon have been left off the initial list of 28 on the 2028 programme for the 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games, which will be put to IOC members for approval in February.

09 November, 2021

Women’s Boxing World Championships Set To Be Postponed Due To Covid-19 Pandemic In Turkey


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.

09 November, 2021

MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Oinam Bembem Conferred With Padma Awards

Outlook Web Bureau

The Padma awards are given in three categories - Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri - and announced annually on the eve of Republic Day.

01 November, 2021

Men’s Boxing World Championships: Shiva Thapa, Four Other Indians Enter Quarterfinals In Belgrade


Besides Shiva Thapa, four other Indians to enter the Men's Boxing World Championships are Sanjeet (92kg), Nishant Dev (71kg), Akash Kumar (54kg) and Narender (+92).

31 October, 2021

World Boxing Championships: Akash Kumar Enters Quarterfinals In Belgrade


Akash Kumar, who received a walkover in the last round, clinched it 5-0 to make the last-eight stage in his debut appearance.


30 October, 2021

World Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Sumit Enter Pre-quarters; Sachin Goes Down


Sumit prevailed 5-0 in the bout against Boltaev, who wasn't lacking in intent but was definitely nowhere close to the Indian when it came to punching cleanly.

29 October, 2021

World Boxing Championships: Sanjeet, Akash Kumar Enter Last-16 In Belgrade


Earlier, India's Varinder had to pull out of his 60kg category bout due to high fever but he tested negative for COVID-19.

29 October, 2021

World Boxing Championships: Narender Berwal, Rohit Mor Enter Last-16


India protested against the RSC loss of Lakshya Chahar (86kg) on Wednesday evening but it was rejected by the tournament jury.

27 October, 2021

Men’s Boxing World Championships: Indian Boxers Continue Unbeaten Run, Nishant Dev Enters 2nd Round


Following Nishant Dev’s win, two other Indians Sumit (75kg) and Narender Berwal (+92kg) also won their respective first-round bouts late last night.

27 October, 2021

World Boxing Championships: Shiva Thapa, Deepak Bohria Advance


Thapa, who won a bronze at the showpiece in 2015, will face Sierra Leone's John Brown on October 30 in the round of 32.

26 October, 2021

Men’s Boxing World Championships: India’s Akash Sangwan Storms Into Second Round


Akash Sangwan defeated Turkey’s Furkan Adem 5-0 to enter the 67kg second round in a bout that went into late last night.


25 October, 2021

Men’s Boxing World Championships: Dominant Rohit Mor Gives India Winning Start In Belgrade


Rohit enjoyed an upper hand from the word go defeating Ecuador’s Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round.

Photo Gallery

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.

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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.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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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.

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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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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

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