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What A Young Boy From Udupi Had To Do With 'Sooryavanshi'

What A Young Boy From Udupi Had To Do With 'Sooryavanshi'

Part 21 of the 'Sands of Time' series looks at Rohit Shetty's father Muddu Babu Shetty who composed the elaborate fight scenes and even appeared as an on-screen stunt double of buffed-up actors like Premnath, Pradeep Kumar and Pran.

06 March 2022
Strandja Memorial Boxing: Sumit Kundu Stuns World Silver-medallist; Narender Berwal, Varinder Singh, Lakshya Chahar Lose

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Sumit Kundu Stuns World Silver-medallist; Narender Berwal, Varinder Singh, Lakshya Chahar Lose

Competing in only his second senior international tournament, Sumit Kundu prevailed 5-0 over Dzhambulat Bizhamov of Russia.

21 February 2022

Strandja Memorial Boxing: Indian Pugilists Handed Tricky Draws; Nikhat Zareen Starts In Quarters

Strandja Memorial is Europe’s oldest international boxing tournament, which was first held in 1950, will be played till February 27.

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

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

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...

13 January 2022

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

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...

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11 January 2022
Mary Kom, Amit Panghal Among Six Olympians Added To National Boxing Camp

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...


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

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

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...


28 December 2021
Vijay Deverakonda To Share Multiple Updates On 'Liger' In Coming Days

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

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

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

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

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...


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09 November 2021
Women’s Boxing World Championships Set To Be Postponed Due To Covid-19 Pandemic In Turkey

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...


09 November 2021
MC Mary Kom, PV Sindhu, Oinam Bembem Conferred With Padma Awards

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

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


02 November 2021
Men’s Boxing World Championships: Shiva Thapa, Four Other Indians Enter Quarterfinals In Belgrade

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...


31 October 2021
World Boxing Championships: Akash Kumar Enters Quarterfinals In Belgrade

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

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.


30 October 2021
World Boxing Championships: Sanjeet, Akash Kumar Enter Last-16 In Belgrade

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.


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29 October 2021
World Boxing Championships: Narender Berwal, Rohit Mor Enter Last-16

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

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

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

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.


26 October 2021
Men’s Boxing World Championships: Dominant Rohit Mor Gives India Winning Start In Belgrade

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.


25 October 2021
Men’s Boxing World Championships: Sachin Kumar, Sanjeet Get First-Round Byes

Men’s Boxing World Championships: Sachin Kumar, Sanjeet Get First-Round Byes

While Sachin (80kg) will face American Robby Gonzalez in the second round, Sanjeet (92kg) is up against Russian Andre Stotskii in his opening bout.


24 October 2021
Fresh Indian Men's Boxing Squad To Kick Off AIBA World Championships

Fresh Indian Men's Boxing Squad To Kick Off AIBA World Championships

Indian men's boxing team will be in for a challenging time at the AIBA World Championships, starting at Belgrade on Monday.


19 October 2021
Men’s Boxing World Championships: AIBA Introduces Belts, White Gloves In ‘Fresh Start’

Men’s Boxing World Championships: AIBA Introduces Belts, White Gloves In ‘Fresh Start’

The sport of boxing is currently going through a tough time after it was found in an investigation that over 10 bouts at the 2016 Rio Olympics were...


18 October 2021
Mary Kom To Skip Boxing Nationals; To Focus On World Championships

Mary Kom To Skip Boxing Nationals; To Focus On World Championships

Mary Kom, who is a six-time world champion, is training for the women's World Championships to be held in December in Istanbul.


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