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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019

Nikhat zareen

Nov 10, 2019 09:52
None of the women boxers in the Olympic categories -- 51kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, and 75kg -- could make the finals with Mary Kom (51kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) finishing with bronze medals after semifinal losses. read more
Nov 09, 2019 16:43
Citing sources from Boxing Federation of India (BFI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI), the report from TOI adds that the decision of the bout has been conveyed to BFI President Ajay Singh. read more
Oct 30, 2019 15:53
In the semi-finals, Shiva Thapa defeated Japan’s Daisuke Narimatsu in a split verdict. read more
Oct 29, 2019 13:37
Thapa overpowered local favourite Yuki Hirakawa in a 5-0 verdict to fight his way into the medal rounds. The seasoned boxer from Assam claimed his third national title earlier this month. read more
Oct 19, 2019 16:28
Former junior world champion Nikhat Zareen had written a letter to Rijiju on Thursday, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year’s Olympic qualifiers. read more
Oct 19, 2019 15:48
Mary Kom has maintained that she would go by the decision taken by the federation, which had earlier stated that only the gold and silver-winners from the world event would be given direct selection for the Olympic qualifiers. read more
Oct 19, 2019 14:58
Zareen had written to sports minister Kiren Rijiju and requested him to look into the issue of BFI deciding to not hold selection trials in 51kg for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics qualification event. read more
Oct 18, 2019 12:47
Zareen had written a letter to Rijiju on Thursday, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year’s Olympic qualifiers in China is decided read more
Oct 17, 2019 23:18
The BFI had initially said that among women only gold and silver medallists from the Worlds will get an automatic berth for the Olympics qualifier in February. read more
Oct 16, 2019 17:24
Nikhat Zareen expressed disappointment after being informed of trials being scratched for 51kg division and Mary Kom getting a direct berth to represent India in the Tokyo Olympics. read more
Aug 21, 2019 16:51
Earlier, it had emerged that the Boxing Federation of India (BFI) cancelled trials in Mary Kom’s 51kg category for the World Boxing Championships and had sent her name for it based on her past performances. read more
Aug 07, 2019 21:33
Nikhat Zareen and Vanlal Duati were told their bout has been postponed to Wednesday, but were not given any reason. On Wednesday though they were told no trials will be held in the 51kg category, catching them by surprise. read more
Jul 27, 2019 18:56
The Indian contingent’s performance was commendable considering some of the world’s best boxers from 37 countries had participated in the tournament. read more
May 23, 2019 09:17
Mary is in Guwahati, at the India Open, with a point to prove and an improbable goal in mind—that at 36, she is still at the top of her game; and she is still aiming for the Olympics in 2020. read more
May 21, 2019 21:28
Walking into the ring to the loud cheers of a packed crowd at the Karmabir Nabin Chandra Bordoloi Indoor Stadium here, the London Olympic bronze medallist wasted little time in her 5-0 win. read more