With the Paris Olympics approaching, it augurs well that the Indian contingent matched its best performance in terms of gold medals.
For someone who had faced taunts and tribulations, twists and turns, societal prejudice and sarcasm on a very difficult road to glory, Nikhat was caught in a whirlpool of emotions after her triumph in New Delhi on Sunday.
For selection to the Asian Games, the Boxing Federation of India's (BFI) policy states "Athletes who achieve Gold/Silver at World championships will be an automatic selection for the first Olympic qualifier at the Asian...
Newly crowned world champion Nikhat Zareen is keen to use the experience gained in the recently concluded global event to qualify for the 2024 Olympics at the Asian Games scheduled later this year.
Nikhat upstaged the two-time Asian champion Tam by a 5-0 verdict to take the light flyweight title in front of a packed home crowd at the KD Jadhav Indoor Hall.
Ghanghas put up a stupendous performance to see off Altansetseg 5-0 and claim the title for the minimum weight category in front of a packed crowd.
While, Nikhat upstaged two-time Asian champion Vietnam's Nguyen Thi Tam by a 5-0 verdict, Lovlina defeated Caitlin Parker of Australia 5-2 to win her maiden World title.
The four Indian boxers are assured of at least a silver after they pulled off thrilling victories in their respective semifinal bouts on Thursday.
Two-time Worlds bronze medallist Lovlina beat Li Qian of China by a 4-1 margin to book her maiden appearance in the final of the prestigious tournament....
While Nikhat out-punched Rio Olympics bronze medallist Ingrit Valencia of Colombia 5-0, Nitu eked out a 5-2 victory over Alua Balkibekova of Kazakhstan.
In the rematch of last year's quarterfinals, Nitu and Balkibekova went all guns blazing in the first round. However, the Kazakh was more dominant and took the...
Apart from the duo, Commonwealth Games champion Nitu Ghanghas (48kg) and the seasoned Saweety Boora (81kg) also moved to the semifinals.
Nikhat Zareen saw off Mexico's Patricia Alvarez Herrera 5-0 to notch up her third win of the tournament.
Competing in the 50kg event, Nikhat beat the reigning African champion by a 5-0 unanimous verdict to notch her second win in the tournament.
Competing in the 50kg category, the 2022 Commonwealth Games gold medallist took her time to judge her opponent, but once she figured out Ismayilova's game,...
Competing in the 50kg class, Zareen, a reigning world champion, is one of only six boxers in her category playing the round of 64.
While India looks to put on a display that will reflect their rising reputation in women's boxing, Nikhat Zareen and Lovlina Borgohain will be at the forefront.
Lovlina will be competing in the 75kg category in the championships scheduled to commence here on March 15, while earlier she won two world championships...
The nominees were short-listed on the basis of their achievements by a jury of experts.
Eight Railways boxers, including 2019 World Championships silver medallist Manju Rani (48kg) and 2017 World Youth Champion Jyoti Gulia (52kg), also made it to...
Table tennis legend Achanta Sharath Kamal was on Wednesday bestowed with the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna, the country's highest sporting honour.
Boxer Nikhat Zareen, who is an ardent fan of Salman Khan, recreated the Bollywood superstar's iconic number 'Saathiya Tune Kya Kiya' from the 1991 film 'Love'.
International Boxing Association (IBA) President Umar Kremlev is on his maiden visit to India and the dates of the marquee event will be finalised during the...
The marquee event, which will be held at the Uzbek capital from May 1 to 14 next year, will see the prize money double from the previous edition.
The Indian athletes produced a sensational show in Birmingham Commonwealth Games, claiming 61 medals, including 22 gold, 16 silver and 23 bronze.
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