Tag Archives: MC Mary Kom

Mary Kom resigns as national observer

  New Delhi: Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom has resigned as the national observer for Indian boxing after Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore made it clear that active sportspersons will not be considered for the position. “I resigned as … Continue reading

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Being fit helps Mary Kom

Gurgaon: Fresh from her fifth Asian Championships gold medal, boxing star MC Mary Kom said Thursday that it is her fitness that helps her feel impregnable despite being in the contact sports for nearly two decades. “As long as I am … Continue reading

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Magnificent ‘Mary’ creates Asian history

    Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Determination, passion and the will to succeed are probably the most important weapons in any sportspersons armoury. MC Mary Kom showed that she possesses oodles of all the three as she created history … Continue reading

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Mary Kom, Sonia seal final spots

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom (48kg) remained on course for a fifth gold medal after making the finals along with Sonia Lather (57kg) at the Asian Boxing Championships here Tuesday. However, there was disappointment … Continue reading

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Mom Mary ensures a bronze medal

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): The celebrated MC Mary Kom (48kg) led the charge by assuring herself of a sixth medal at the Asian women’s Boxing Championships as three Indians entered the semifinals of the continental showpiece here Saturday. Advancing … Continue reading

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Mary Kom makes winning comeback

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam): Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom and debutant Shiksha advanced to the quarterfinals on an all-win day for India at the Asian Women’s Boxing Championships here Thursday. The 35-year-old Mary Kom(48kg), back in the ring … Continue reading

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AIBA honours ‘Magnificent Mary’, Vikas

New Delhi: The legendary MC Mary Kom and former Asian Games gold medallist Vikas Krishan shone bright Tuesday evening at the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) 70th anniversary gala in Montreux, Switzerland, picking up different awards for their performances.While five-time World … Continue reading

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Dayal gets his reward

PTI New Delhi, August 23: MC Mary Kom’s ‘sparring partner’, ‘father figure’ to L Sarita Devi during her 2014 Asian Games meltdown, this year’s Dronacharya awardee in boxing Sagar Mal Dayal has been a man with many roles in his … Continue reading

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No Rio for Mary

Press Trust of India Astana (Kazakhstan), May 21: Five-time World Champion MC Mary Kom’s hopes of a second successive Olympic appearance ended Saturday after she went down in the second round of the AIBA Women’s World Boxing Championships here. In … Continue reading

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2 Indian pugilists enter quarterfinals

Press Trust of India Qian’an (China), March 28: World Championships bronze medallist Shiva Thapa (56kg) and Commonwealth silver medal winner L Devendro Singh (49kg) provided the spark to the Indian men’s boxing campaign by advancing to the quarterfinals of the … Continue reading

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