Three Indians in finals of Asian junior boxing championships in Dubai | Boxing News

Three Indians in finals of Asian junior boxing championships in Dubai | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Three Indian boxers advanced to the finals of the Asian junior championships after notching up comprehensive victories in their last-four stage clashes in Dubai. While Rohit Chamoli (48kg) and Bharat Joon (+81kg) made the junior boys finals, Muskan (46kg) entered the girls summit showdowns, on Tuesday night. Joon defeated Kyrgyzstan’s Emir-Khan Razhapov 5-0 … Read more

lovlina borgohain: Confident of changing colour of medal at Paris Olympics, says boxer Lovlina Borgohain | Boxing News

lovlina borgohain: Confident of changing colour of medal at Paris Olympics, says boxer Lovlina Borgohain | Boxing News

NEW DELHI: Lovlina Borgohain became the third Indian boxer, after Vijender Singh in Beijing 2008 and Mary Kom in London 2012, to win an Olympic medal, when she bagged a bronze medal in the women’s Welterweight category at the Tokyo Olympics. But she wasn’t satisfied with her performance. Her main aim was to win a … Read more

Hockey skipper Manpreet Singh loves to binge on butter chicken, Neeraj Chopra says fruits are his ‘comfort food’ | Tokyo Olympics News

Hockey skipper Manpreet Singh loves to binge on butter chicken, Neeraj Chopra says fruits are his 'comfort food' | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: While fitness is of utmost importance for athletes, the Indian men’s hockey skipper Manpreet Singh loves to have butter chicken when it comes to picking his favourite comfort food. However, javelin-thrower and Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra is pretty strict on his diet as he sticks to fruits when it comes to … Read more

I will start afresh in every aspect for Paris 2024: Lovlina Borgohain | Tokyo Olympics News

I will start afresh in every aspect for Paris 2024: Lovlina Borgohain | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: She had the time of her life in Tokyo with a medal on Olympic debut being the icing on the cake but Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain says all of it is “done and dusted now” and she will start afresh in every aspect of her game for the Paris edition in 2024. In … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxers’ rhythm affected by COVID-19 lockdown, says BFI president on mixed bag at Games | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxers' rhythm affected by COVID-19 lockdown, says BFI president on mixed bag at Games | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: There will be greater focus on making Indian boxers mentally stronger for high-pressure events like the Olympics, Boxing Federation of India President Ajay Singh told PTI, ruling out any “knee jerk reactions” to the mixed bag of performances at the ongoing Games in Tokyo. An unprecedented nine Indian boxers — five men and … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain’s story is one of hardship and immense sacrifice | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain's story is one of hardship and immense sacrifice | Tokyo Olympics News

For long, Lovlina Borgohain’s height let her down. At least, it had her believe so. Now, no one would dare make fun of her anymore. “Since Lovlina has always been taller than her friends, she used to be made fun of in school. But it is her height that helped her become the boxer she … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Wanted to prove to myself I could win, says Lovlina Borgohain | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Wanted to prove to myself I could win, says Lovlina Borgohain | Tokyo Olympics News

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain showed immense courage, sound technique and clever strategy to conquer former world champion Chen Nien-chin in the 69kg quarterfinals. The 23-year-old Assam girl went into the bout relaxed, not thinking about previous defeats to her opponent. “Before the match I emphasized on not stressing too much. Stress never does any good. I … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain – Everything you need to know about India’s new Olympic medallist | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain - Everything you need to know about India's new Olympic medallist | Tokyo Olympics News

The Indian contingent’s wait for the second medal at the Tokyo Olympics is finally over. The interesting part here though is that no one knows what the exact colour of the medal will be. Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain wrote her name in the history books on Friday, when she beat Chinese Taipei’s Nien Chin Chen … Read more

Tokyo 2020: Colombian shatters Mary Kom’s medal dreams in her Olympics swansong | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo 2020: Colombian shatters Mary Kom's medal dreams in her Olympics swansong | Tokyo Olympics News

Mary Kom was fidgety but her face was blank, sweat dripping following a gruelling duel. She was perhaps expecting the announcer at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan arena to announce her name as the winner. But, it was not to be. After realising that her dream of winning another Olympic medal had ended, Mary embraced her opponent … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: No-fuss Pooja Rani shines on Olympic debut | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: No-fuss Pooja Rani shines on Olympic debut | Tokyo Olympics News

From the moment the announcer at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan arena called out her name and she walked out slamming her gloves against each other, Pooja Rani meant business. She entered the ring sans histrionics and walked away the winner with minimum fuss. In a word, she was dominating in her 75kg pre-quarterfinal bout. Pooja’s 20-year-old … Read more

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