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Govt asks IOA to support Sarita Devi

Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal instructed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to take up L Sarita Devi's suspension at the international forum and push for withdrawing the ban imposed on the Indian woman boxer. "We have…

AIBA suspends Sarita Devi for showing Dissent

The AIBA (International Boxing Association) has suspended Indian female Boxer L. Sarita Devi for showing dissent at Incheon Asian Games. Her coach Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu and Indian chef-de-mission AJ Sumariwalla were also banned from…

Sarita Devi relents, accepts Bronze Medal

L. Sarita Devi, who had refused to accept the Asian Games Bronze medal at the podium in protest against the biased decision against her in the semifinals, finally relented and reversed her decision. She has accepted the medal after a…

Sports News @ 11 AM – October 2

1. The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has taken up the matter of Sarita Devi and told the Indian Chef de Mission that Sarita Devi's refusal of the Bronze Medal at the podium, was 'regretful'. 2. Indian Men's Team beat Korea in the…

Shiva Thapa – India’s Boxing Sensation

The 19-year-old Shiva Thapa from Assam, had made history when he became the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympics at the age of 18. Although he lost in the round of 32 at the London Olympics 2012, he did not lose hope. He proved…

Wrestling and Boxing: Future of Indian Sports!

TNI Bureau: India’s best ever performance in the recently concluded London Olympics has made sports enthusiast stand up and acknowledge the new heroes of Indian sports. This event has also brought in a paradigm shift in a nation which has…

India at Olympics 2012: July 31, Boxers Shine

TNI Bureau: After a series of disappointments in various sports yesterday, India had some reasons to cheer in Boxing. The Indian Boxers Devendro Singh and Manoj Kumar brought cheer to the Indian camp with spectacular victories. In Lawn…