Free Press Journal
  • 16 Indian boxers to compete in World Youth Championship

    New Delhi : India would be fielding 16 boxers at the AIBA Youth World Championships in August, where they will get another shot at qualification for the Youth Olympics in October.

  • India to fight against Pakistan along with SAARC nations at South Asian Boxing Championship

    Guwahati:  India will take on arch-rivals Pakistan during the South Asian boxing Championship, which will also see other SAARC countries participating including Afghanistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh amongst others. India will be hosting the South Asian boxing Championship for the first time in Guwahati from December 6 to 10, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) said after its executive committee meeting on Tuesday.

  • Olympic medalist Mary Kom to be AIBA representative at IOC athletes’ forum

    New Delhi: Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist M C Mary Kom has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum scheduled in November. The 33-year-old, who is also an active parliamentarian, has been invited to attend the 8th International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Forum in Lausanne from November 11 to 13.

  • Ujjain: City swimmers win medals in state level tournament

    Ujjain: Players from Ujjain shone in the 46th state level swimming tournament held in Bhopal as 29 players won medals in different categories. The city’s water polo team stood second in the competition. SP MS Verma honoured winning players at his office on Friday.
    Qutub Fatemi of District Swimming Association informed that Yash Tiwari, Keshav Yadav, Akshat Vishwakarma, Harsh Tiwari,Arjun Solanki, Pratish Trivedi, Somesh Sharma, Jai Singh Chouhan, Saloni Thakur, Akshita Das, Shreyansh Garg, Burhanuddin and

  • Boxing: Sarita and Pinki return to amateur fold after brief pro stint

    New Delhi : Less than six months after taking the professional plunge, former world champion L Sarita Devi and Commonwealth Games bronze-medallist Pinki Jangra will return to amateur boxing after apologising to the national federation.

  • IOA grants affiliation to Boxing Federation of India

    New Delhi: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has granted affiliation to the Boxing Federation of India (BFI), ending a long-standing impasse between the two bodies.

  • Will consider affiliation to new boxing federation: IOA

    New Delhi : Conspicuous by its absence in the elections to constitute the Boxing Federation of India despite being requested to send an observer, the IOA on Monday said it will consider giving affiliation to the newly-formed body following the “good” conduct of polls.

  • New federation takes charge of Indian boxing

    Mumbai : Seeking to end four years of administrative turmoil, the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) was today voted to office with businessman Ajay Singh becoming its President following an overwhelming win in the elections declared “free and fair” by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).

  • AIBA appoints its VP as observer

    New Delhi : The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has deputed its Oceania zone vice-President Edgar Tanner as observer for the much-awaited Boxing Federation of India (BFI) elections set to be held on Sunday in Mumbai.