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Boxing World Championships

Muhammad Ali- The ring was his canvas and he its greatest artist!

The Louisville Lip has ebbed in its tracks, cosy and almost stitched together. He is done sparring with life.

Forget garlands and red carpet welcomes; World Championship medalist boxer Sonia Lather wasn't even provided transport from the airport

With so much attention around IPL, we actually forgot that there are other sports in the country too.

AIBA World Boxing Championships: Former World Championship medallist Kavita Chahal disappointed with women boxers’ performance

Kavita says it was an overall poor performance from the Indian boxers.

AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2016 Roundup: Sonia Lather finishes with silver; no Olympic quota earned for India

Sonia Lather shines after her fellow Indian big names faltered at the championships.

AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2016: Unstoppable Sonia Lather marches into 57kg final

The Haryanvi boxer has defeated Aizhan Khojabekova of Kazakhstan in their semi-final clash of the tournament.

AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships: Sonia Lather confirms medal finish for India, others stumble

The Haryanvi boxer remains the only Indian at Astana as the tournament reaches its action-packed business end.

Rio Olympics 2016: Pooja Rani fails to qualify after pre quarter-final loss at World Championships

Indian pugilist Pooja Rani fails to grab a place at the Olympics as well.

Thank you for everything Mary Kom; now it's time for Indian boxing to step up

The question now is, how will Indian boxing, already down, recover from this blow?

Rio Olympics 2016: L. Sarita Devi fails to qualify for Games

L. Sarita Devi was knocked out in the second round after losing to Mexican Victoria Torres.

Rio Olympics 2016: Mary Kom fails to qualify for Games

Mary Kom lost against Germany's Azize Nimani in the second round of the flyweight category (51 kg).

While everyone's focusing on Mary Kom's qualification, Nikhat Zareen is proving that the future of Indian women's boxing is secure

Nikhat Zareen defeated Bianca El-mir in the first round of the 2016 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships.

Britain's Nicola Adams wants gold at World Championship

Adams would also be looking to defend her boxing title at the Rio Olympics.

Rio Olympics 2016: Three Indian boxers chase qualification at Women's World Championships

MC Mary Kom, L Sarita Devi and Pooja Rani are the women in contention for the respective quotas.

World Championship performance close to expectations: Indian boxing coach Sandhu

Long-time Indian boxing coach Gurbax Singh Sandhu feels that the Indian mens' contingent's performance at the World Championships came close to expectations:

AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015: Olympic berth eludes brave Thapa as he settles for bronze

Shiva Thapa clinched India's only medal at the AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015, but lost out on an Olympic berth.

The exit of Devendro Singh in the opening round World Boxing Championship was hugely surprising

Understanding ace boxer Devendro Singh's shocking exit from the World Championships and his chances for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Hamburg will play host to 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships

The German city of Hamburg will play host to the 2017 edition of the AIBA World Boxing Championships

AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015: Shiva Thapa gets bronze in a thrilling quarterfinal

Shiva Thapa earns a bronze despite losing the semifinal to Uzbekistan's Murodjon Akhmadaliev in the AIBA World Boxing Championships 2015.

AIBA World Boxing Championships: Thapa punches ticket to semis, Vikas falls short against elusive Egyptian

Shiva Thapa won his quarter-final to progress to the semi-finals, but Vikas Krishan Yadav was worn out by a game of cat-and-mouse against Egyptian Hosam Abdin.

AIBA Boxing World Championships: Vikas Krishan downs fourth seed to enter World C'ship quarterfinal

23-year-old Vikas Krishan Yadav wins 2-1 against Poland's Tomasz Jablonski; Will face Egypt's Hossam Abdin in quarters
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