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Drunk man chokes 70,000 chickens to death in US


August 29th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A man in the US has been charged with killing 70,000 chickens in a single booze-fuelled night.Joshua Shelton, 21, cut off power to a battery chicken ... Read more...

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Mary Kom slams level of refereeing at London Olympics


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Olympic bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom Tuesday slammed the level of refereeing in the boxing competitions of the London Games.Mary Kom said the decision making ... Read more...

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Pakistan hurtling towards crisis, fears daily


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistan faces a crisis with the political leadership and the judiciary "menacingly standing face to face like boxers in a ring" over a letter that ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: India’s Vijender knocked out (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's ace boxer Vijender Singh was knocked out of the 2012 London Games after he went down 13-17 to Uzbek Abbos Atoev in the quarterfinal of ... 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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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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Boxer Mayweather biggest grosser, Woods third on list


June 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Tiger Woods fell to third in the list of the 100 highest-paid athletes released by Forbes magazine, trailing boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.The former ... Read more...

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Cuban boxing great Teofilo Stevenson dies


June 12th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, June 12 (IANS) Cuban boxing legend Teofilo Stevenson Lawrence died here Monday of a heart attack, aged 60, the National Sports and recreation Institute (INDER) said.Stevenson, who won all ... Read more...

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Pakistan to hold national boxing championships


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 22 (IANS) Pakistan, none of whose pugilists have qualified for the 2012 London Olympics, will conduct its 34th national boxing championships from Monday in the eastern city of ... Read more...

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India’s boxing future bright: Vijender


April 14th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Beijing 2008 bronze medallist Vijender Singh, who remains a medal hope for India at the 2012 London Olympics, Saturday said the country's boxing future looked ... Read more...

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Russian boxer banned for doping


April 5th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's national junior amateur boxing champion Vladimir Shishkin has been suspended for six months for a doping offence, the country's anti-doping agency said.Shishkin was among ... Read more...

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Mary Kom, Sarita look to secure Olympic berth


April 4th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Five times women's World boxing champion MC Mary Kom and L Sarita Devi will look to secure a berth in the London Olympics 2012 when ... Read more...

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Samota, Manpreet lead 10-member Indian team for Kazakh boxing meet


February 8th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Established pugilists Paramjeet Samota, Manpreet Singh and L. Devendro Singh figure in a 10-member Indian team which has been picked for an international boxing tournament ... Read more...

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Olympics Preparation: Rs.3.57 crore spent on boxers, Rs.4.73 crore on weightlifters (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.3.57 crore on the training and foreign exposure of boxers and Rs.4.73 crore on weightlifters under the ... Read more...

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Rs.3.57 crore spent on boxers’ Olympics preparations


February 2nd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The union sports ministry has so far spent Rs.3.57 crore on the training and foreign exposure of boxers under Operation Excellence for London Olympics 2012 ... Read more...

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Mayweather vs Pacquiao bout could generate half a billion dollars


January 27th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is more reason why boxing promoters would want a Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bout to come on. In a new estimate, the Long Beach ... Read more...

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Mumbai mall to host boxing match Friday


December 8th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) An international boxing match is scheduled to be held at a Mumbai mall Friday, an organiser said.Inorbit Mall in the Malad area of northwest Mumbai would ... Read more...

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Two Madhya Pradesh boxers in team for Azerbaijan Championship


December 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 5 (IANS) Two boxers from Madhya Pradesh have been selected in the Indian team for the Gulera Youth International Boxing Championship being held at Baku in Azerbaijan from ... Read more...

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Rocky musical to be released next year


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hamburg, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood star Sylvester Stallone has revealed that a musical of his hit movie “Rocky” will be released next year. The actor revealed that the musical will premiere ... Read more...

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World Boxing Championships: Manoj, Dinesh in prequarters


October 2nd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) India's Manoj Kumar (64 kg) and Dinesh Kumar (81 kg) Sunday entered the pre-quarterfinals of the World Boxing Championships at Baku, Azerbaijan, while Suranjoy Singh ... Read more...

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Naveen Kumar settles for silver in world junior boxing


July 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Naveen Kumar settled for a silver in the AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan, after losing to England's Pat McCormack 4:8 in the ... Read more...

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Naveen Kumar joins three Indians in quarters of junior world boxing


July 26th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) India's Naveen Kumar (50kg) advanced to the quarterfinals of the second AIBA Junior World Boxing Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.Naveen beat John Nevin of Ireland 14-6.Another ... Read more...

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Bidhuri in semfinals of President’s Cup Boxing


July 5th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, July 5 (IANS) Gaurav Bidhuri (49 kg) entered the semifinals of the President's Cup International Boxing event here Tuesday and assured himself of at least a bronze while Santosh ... Read more...

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Monica and Pooja settle for bronze at China Open boxing


June 2nd, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India's Monica Saun (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75kg) Thursday settled for a bronze each at the China Open boxing championships in Guiyang, China.Monica lost her ... Read more...

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Monica, Pooja in China Open boxing semifinals


May 31st, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guiyang City (China), May 31 (IANS) India Tuesday had mixed luck at the China Open boxing tournament with Monica Saun (60kg) and Pooja Rani (75 kgs) entering the semifinals and ... Read more...

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Women are attracted to tall men


May 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) Good news for all you tall guys -- women are enticed by your height!Women prefer taller men because they are physically more powerful than shorter men. ... Read more...

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US Marines in Afghanistan to get genital protective ‘ballistic boxer’ undies


April 30th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): The United States would soon provide its Marines in Afghanistan with new ballistic underwear to protect them from improvised explosive devices.The Pentagon has reportedly ordered for 27,500 ballistic ... Read more...

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Akon strips down for fans


April 29th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Akon stripped to the boxers for his fans during a performance on Wednesday. The R&B singer was part of the entourage that accompanied Usher during his ... Read more...

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Brazilian boxer shot dead by police


March 14th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, March 14 (IANS/EFE) A 17-year-old youth, considered one of the most promising boxers in Brazil, has been shot dead by a police officer after an argument, officials said.Tairone Silva ... Read more...

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Boxing injuries on the rise in US: Study


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): A study has found that boxing injuries are on the rise in the United States.The research, conducted by experts at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of ... Read more...

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Brit boxers David Haye, Carl Froch set to defend world titles in London


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22(ANI): WBA heavyweight champion David Haye could be fighting on the same date in London as WBC super middleweight champion Carl Froch, with both the British boxers defending their world ... Read more...

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Tyson admits getting drunk after every fight


December 4th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has admitted that he binged on booze "after every fight".Tyson, who became the youngest champion in history when he won the World Boxing ... Read more...

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Asian Games: 4X400m relay women’s team wins 13th gold for India


November 26th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.26 (ANI): India secured a 13th gold medal at the XVIth Asian Games being held here when the women's 4X400m relay team of Manjeet Kaur, Sini Jose, Ashwini Akkunji and ... Read more...

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Women’s kabaddi team win’s India’s 11th Asiad gold (Afternoon Lead)


November 26th, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 26 (IANS) The Indian women's kabaddi team won India's its 11th gold at the Asian Games here Friday, while three boxers and the men's kabaddi team remained in the gold ... Read more...

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US man strips to underwear in protest of airport security screening


November 25th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 25 (ANI): A New York man arrived at the LaGuardia airport wearing only his underwear, as a protest against the see-all body scanners and intrusive pat-downs.Jason Rockwood, 33, who ... Read more...

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