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India's Vikas Krishan Yadav and Zambia's Benny Muziyo compete in the Men's 75kg category quarterfinals boxing bout at the Commonwealth Games 2018.(PTI)

Boxer Vikas Krishan ‘pro training’ himself for Tokyo Olympics

By Avishek Roy | New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 28, 2020 11:38 PM IST
The 28-year-old has started his training in isolation at the Inspire Institute of Sport in Vijayanagar. Krishan took the professional route in 2018, but was back for the Tokyo Olympics qualifier this year and made the cut.
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This picture taken on December 7, 2018 shows amateur boxers attending a boxing training session at Takushoku University in Hachioji. - The International Olympic Committee said this month it was suspending preparations for boxing at the Tokyo 2020 Games over governance concerns(AFP)
This picture taken on December 7, 2018 shows amateur boxers attending a boxing training session at Takushoku University in Hachioji. - The International Olympic Committee said this month it was suspending preparations for boxing at the Tokyo 2020 Games over governance concerns(AFP)

With Olympic boxing on the ropes, Japan fighters fear dashed dreams

By AFP | Hachioji (Japan)
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 12:48 PM IST
The International Olympic Committee said last month it was suspending preparations for boxing at the Tokyo 2020 Games over governance concerns, leaving Japanese boxers in limbo.
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