Boxer Vijender Singh, who delivered India's first Olympic and men's world championship medals in boxing back in 2008 and 2009, has logged an enviable 12-0 record in the professional circuit, which he entered in 2015.
As 2019 comes to a close, we look at some of the Indian sports' low points. India's semifinal defeat in the ICC Cricket World Cup to Mary Kom's rare outburst, here's a look at 10 most talked-about headlines
Vikas Krishan, who competed in the middleweight 75kg category for a long time, is back to the 69kg division after recovering from a back injury sustained during his short undefeated stint in the professional circuit.
Mary Kom defeated Nikhat Zareen 9-1 in the trials held on Saturday to make the squad for Olympic Qualifiers in China in February. The bout was marred by acrimony as the two boxers didn't shake hands after the contest and Mary Kom ignored an attempted hug by Zareen.
India won a whopping 227 international medals in July but how many of those will translate into an Olympic gold, silver or bronze in Tokyo 2020? The sports ministry feels India's best chance will be in Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028 Olympics