Jordan, Iraq seize silvers in Arab youth competition

Jordan secured at least two silver medals while Iraq sealed one as their respective bets came out triumphant in the semifinals of the 5th Arab Youth Boxing Championships last Thursday in Cairo, Egypt. Maher Mohamed Mashalla nabbed the first finals berth for Jordan after beating Yemen’s Aref Ahmed Geth, 4-1, in the minimumweight (48kg) division […]

Panghal, 2 rising Indian pugs seal medals in Commonwealth Games

Asian boxing star Amit Panghal as well as fellow Indian bets Sagar Ahlawat and Jaismine Lamboria prevailed on the second day of quarterfinals to secure at least a bronze medal each in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The 26-year-old Panghal, a defending Asian Games champion, an ASBC Asian Elite gold finisher and AIBA […]

World champ Zareen, 2 others secure medals for India in Commonwealth Games

Reigning world champion Nikhat Zareen, Nitu Ghanghas and Mohammed Hussamuddin sealed at least a bronze medal apiece for India in the 2022 Commonwealth Games after winning their respective bouts in the first part of the quarterfinals in Birmingham, England. The 26-year-old Zareen, the women’s flyweight (52kg) gold finisher in the 2022 IBA Women’s World Championships […]

India’s Panghal, Kumar, Hussamudin and Pakistan’s Hussain enter Commonwealth Games quarters

National stars Amit Panghal, Ashish Kumar and Mohammed Hussamudin of India as well as Ilyas Hussain of Pakistan subdued separate foes to barge into the quarterfinals of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. The 26-year-old Panghal, the reigning Asian Games champion, an ASBC Asian Elite gold winner and an AIBA World Championships silver finisher […]

Indian boxers in auspicious Asian start in Commonwealth Games

Asian boxers from India led by Women’s World Champion Nikhat Zareen and her neophyte teammate, Sagar Ahlawat opened their campaigns with exciting wins in the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. India has one of the strongest teams in the Games, with several well-known stars in their 12-strong team.  Bangladesh, Pakistan, Malaysia and Sri Lanka are […]

India’s Shiva Thapa off to fiery start in Commonwealth Games

Asian star Shiva Thapa of India came through with a victorious debut in the 2022 Commonwealth Games after thrashing Suleman Baloch of Pakistan, 5-0, in the light welterweight (63.5kg) division on the opening day of boxing competition in Birmingham, England. The 28-year-old Thapa, who made history by winning five straight medals in the ASBC Asian […]

ASBC to hold 2 more major competitions this year

After the successful staging of Under-22 and youth & junior tournaments, the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) is set to hold the Asian Elite Men’s & Women’s Boxing Championships and the Asian Schoolboys & Schoolgirls Boxing Championships later this year. The ASBC Elite tilt was rescheduled for October 21 to November 2 in a venue that […]

Five Uzbeks cruise to Kuwait international tilt finals

round of the 1st Kuwait International Boxing Championships held over the weekend in the Kuwaiti capital. AIBA World Boxing Championships 2021 silver finisher Khalokov, who is also a former youth world champion and youth Olympics winner, was too quick to handle for Hong Kong’s Tso Sing Yu as the 22-year-old star scored a decisive 5-0 […]

Tajikistan’s Asian champs Usmonov, Boltayev retain national titles

Asian champions Bakhodur Usmonov and Davlat Boltayev successfully defended their respective titles in the Tajikistan Men’s Elite National Championships that took place recently in the capital city of Dushanbe. ASBC Asian Championships 2019 gold medalist and 2021 bronze winner Usmonov lorded over the light welterweight (63.5kg) division anew after drubbing Abdullo Sharipov in the final. […]

Sukthet, Pidnuch power Thailand’s strong start in maiden Kuwait international joust

Emerging national boxers Sarawat Sukthet and Khunatip Pidnuch fueled Thailand’s fiery start to its campaign in the 1st Kuwait International Elite Boxing Championships being held in the Kuwaiti capital. Sukthet, a silver medalist in the Youth Olympic Games 2018 and a national champion at the age of 19 in 2020, made a triumphant return from […]