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Boxer Klitschko plays chess against Kramnik


August 24th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxing champion Vitali Klitschko has proved he has brains as well as brawn after playing to a draw against former World Chess Champion Vladimir Kramnik, ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Lightweight Lomachenko wins gold for Ukraine


August 12th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian boxer Vasyl Lomachenko outclassed his South Korean opponent Han Soonchul in the Olympic final of the men's lightweight (60 kg) category to take the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Kazakhstan’s Sapiyev wins welterweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstani boxer Serik Sapiyev won gold in the men's welterweight (69 kg) category Sunday, dominating Britain's local hero Freddie Evans 17-9 in front of the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China’s Zou takes light flyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese light flyweight boxer Zou Shiming retained his Olympic title Saturday after beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon in a tight final.Beijing champion Zou won all three ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Ireland’s Taylor beats Russia’s Ochigava to gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Irish boxer Katie Taylor won Olympic gold Thursday, beating Russia's Sofia Ochigava 10-8 in a close final in the women's lightweight category here.For Taylor, it ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Britain’s Adams wins first women’s gold


August 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Nicola Adams became the first woman to win gold in Olympic boxing here Thursday, pummelling China's Ren Cancan in the final of the 51kg ... Read more...

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Olympic bronze not the end of my road: Mary Kom (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom said Wednesday that the Olympic bronze medal won't be the end of road for her and she would continue with her ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China, Kazakhstan women take bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Li Jinzi of China and Kazakhstan's Marina Volnova claimed bronze medals in the women's Olympic boxing tournament Wednesday after losing their semi-finals in the 75kg ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Swiss Guerdat bags gold in show jumping


August 8th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Steve Guerdat rode the only faultless competition to take gold in the men's individual show jumping Thursday, as the silver medal was decided by ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Tajikistan and Brazil women bag bronze


August 8th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Boxer Mavzuna Chorieva became the first woman from Tajikistan to win an Olympic medal after she and Brazil's Adriana Araujo settled for the bronze in ... Read more...

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Satisfied with my effort: Mary Kom


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, who settled for an Olympic bronze Wednesday after losing her semifinal bout to local favourite Nicola Adams, said she was satisfied with her ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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Will give my best for a bigger medal, says Mary Kom


August 6th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Star boxer M.C. Mary Kom was jubilant after ensuring fourth medal for India from the London Olympic Games and said she wants to keep up the ... Read more...

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Indians will be proud of Mary Kom, says husband


August 6th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom's husband Onler Kom said Monday that the pugilist made the country proud after assuring the country its fourth Olympic medal ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Mary Kom punches her way into quarters (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, India's medal hope in Olympic women's boxing, put on a valiant display as she downed a bigger Polish opponent Karolina Michalczuk to enter ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Manoj Kumar knocked out


August 5th, 2012 - 4:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar was knocked out of the 2012 London Olympics after he lost his 64kg pre-quarterfinal bout to Great Britain's Tom Stalker at the ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal


August 4th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's ... Read more...

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Indian Olympic athletes appeal to root out polio


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With no new polio case reported in the country for more than a year, Indian Olympic athletes Thursday appealed to parents to get their ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Indian pugilist Jai Bhagwan boxed out


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India's Jai Bhagwan was outboxed by Kazakh fighter Gani Zhailauov at the London Olympics and lost by a big margin in the pre-quarterfinals of the men's ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Manoj eases into pre-quarters


August 1st, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Indian boxer Manoj Kumar reached the pre-quarterfinals in the 64 kg class with a convincing victory over Serdar Hudayberdiyev of Turkmenistan at the London Olympics.The 25-year-old ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Devendro punches his way to pre-quarters


July 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh made his way into the pre-quartefinals of the 49kg class in emphatic style with the referee stopping contest in the first ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Jai Bhagwan marches into round of 16 (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Inspired by chants of "India, India" resonating in the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, boxer Jai Bhagwan outclassed his Seychelles' opponent Andrique Allisop 18-8 in the lightweight ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vijender in second round


July 29th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) India's lone Olympic boxing medallist Vijender Singh kicked off his quest for a second with an emphatic 14-10 victory over Kazakhstan's Danabek Suzhanov in the first ... Read more...

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Thapa India’s first casualty in Olympic boxing


July 28th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's young medal hope Shiva Thapa made a first round exit in the men's 56kg category of the 2012 London Olympics at the Excel Arena here ... Read more...

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Critics want me to keep proving myself: Mary Kom


July 28th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) India's five-time women's boxing world champion M.C. Mary Kom says there are a lot of critics who feel that she will not to do well in ... Read more...

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Tricky draw for Indian boxers, Vikas gets a bye


July 28th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) India's star boxer Vijender Singh, a bronze medallist in the Beijing Games, will start his 2012 Olympic campaign against Kazakhstan's Danabek Suzhanov in the first round ... Read more...

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Yeh dil maange more, says boxer Vijender


July 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) India's top boxer Vijender Singh, bronze medallist at 2008 Beijing Games, said never ever did he think he would participate in three Olympics but he yearns ... Read more...

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It is good to be unknown: Vikas


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Despite being World No.6, Indian boxer Vikas Krishan believes "it is good to be unknown" and not be in the glare of the media."Too much publicity ... Read more...

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Former boxer murdered in Ecuador


July 16th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guayaquil (Ecuador), July 16 (IANS/EFE) Former boxer Jaime Quinonez was murdered at a restaurant in Quito, Ecuadorian police said.The 38-year-old Quinonez, known as "La Bestia", was killed Saturday night, a ... Read more...

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Boxer Evander Holyfield forced to move out of his foreclosed home


July 10th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Boxer Evander Holyfield has moved out of his Georgia mansion under duress. It may be recalled that the retired boxer has been going through a hard time ... Read more...

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Outlook on boxing changed after Beijing bronze: Vijender


June 28th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) The first Indian boxer to win a medal at the Olympics, Vijender Singh, said Thursday that his bronze medal in Beijing had changed the face ... Read more...

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Filipino boxer Pacquiao hails WBO decision


June 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 21 (IANS) Filipino boxing icon Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao Thursday expressed his gratitude to the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after its five-man panel unanimously declared that he defeated American ... Read more...

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Given my best to Sugar Ray: Usher


June 18th, 2012 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Singer Usher plays Sugar Ray Leonard in the biopic "Hands of Stone" and says he has given his best to thea role despite having no ... Read more...

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Tyra Banks dating younger model


June 9th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 9 (IANS) Super model Tyra Banks is reportedly dating former boxer Robert Evans, who is 14 years younger to her.The 38-year-old has been going around with Evans, ... Read more...

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Former world boxing champion Wright retires


June 6th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Former light-middle weight world boxing champion Ronald "Winky" Wright of the US has announced his retirement."Part of being a boxer is knowing when to call it ... Read more...

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