Indian boxing contingent celebrated Diwali on their 52-day exposure trip away in Assissi.
Boxing Federation of India is planning to send the senior boxers on a 45-day long European tour, with possible stops in France, Italy, and Poland, where they would train and compete.
A doctor with the Indian boxing team in Patiala has tested positive even as all the boxers' tests came out negative..
With India under lockdown due to the coronavirus, Mary Kom took to social media to let her fans in on her fitness mantra.
With no sparring partner, camps where coaches could guide them and gyms to keep themselves fit; they have devised ways using household items and readily available goods to help them in their daily training.
Five Indian boxers, Vikas Krishan (69kg), Pooja Rani (75kg), Satish Kumar (+91kg), Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) and Ashish Kumar (75kg) secured their place at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Sooraj Pancholi is all beefed up to look his character and the actor is excited to start shooting for the film, which goes on floor in February.
Shiva Thapa (63kg) and Sonia Lather (57kg) assured themselves of medals as they booked their place in the semi-final at the Strandja Memorial Boxing Tournament.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju said Mary Kom is a legend, while Nikhat Zareen is an 'amazing boxer' and added that India is proud of both of them.
Mary Kom defeated Nikhat Zareen in the trial bout and booked her place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifiers.
Amit Panghal was the breakout star in Indian boxing in a year that what happened in the ring was made headline more than what happened outside it.
Abhinav Bindra took to social media to congratulate Mary Kom on beating Nikhat Zareen in the trial bout.
Asad Asif Khan beat Aiman Abu Bakar, who is Malaysia's No.1 boxer and undefeated, to clinch the Oceania-Orient feather title.
Youth Women's Boxing World Champion Ankushita Boro said Indian boxers will do well at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Nikhat Zareen and Mary Kom will lock horns in the 51kg trial for the Olympic qualifiers.
A total of 235 boxers from 33 teams will be seen in action at the Elite Women's National Boxing Championship.
Mary Kom said the young boxers were not yet ready for the big stage and that they needed to put aside their egos to become achievers.
Amit Panghal defeated Douglas Andrade 4-1 as Indian boxers had a good start in the World Military Games.
Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju took to twitter to answer Nikhat Zareen's appeal asking for a trial against Mary Kom for a place in India's Olympic squad.
Mary Kom was left fuming in the manner in which her World Boxing Championship came to end in the semi-final but said that she is happy with her performance.