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Mary Kom

AA Edit | India’s golden boxing girls

Some of the wins came in hard-fought bouts, further embellishing a golden sporting journey for women boxers

28 Mar 2023 12:19 AM

Mary Kom slams IOC Boxing Task Force for 'poor judging', says can't believe I've lost

The Indian trailed 4-1 in the opening round with four of the five judges scoring it 10-9 in favour of Valencia

29 Jul 2021 7:57 PM

Doughty boxer proves a point

Neither did the sport emerge an unqualified winner, nor did the winner prove an unblemished performer in the sporting sense.

30 Dec 2019 7:17 AM

No trials, coach for consistency

BFI’s High Performance Director Santiago Nieva preferred consistency over trials though.

10 Nov 2019 2:54 AM

Not satisfied with past achievements, Mary Kom says she's hungry for Olympic gold

As the World Championships is approaching, Mary Kom said she is trying her best to get her gold medal tally to seven in the competition.

27 Sep 2019 7:19 PM


It’s time India started acknowledging its sportswomen

The Olympic silver medalist won in a power play of 21-7 21-7 in the final that lasted just 38 minutes this August 25, 2019, in Basel, Switzerland.

18 Sep 2019 1:20 AM

Mary Kom recommended for Padma Vibhushan, PV Sindhu for Padma Bhushan

Eight other woman athletes, including shuttler PV Sindhu, have also been nominated for the Padma Bhushan and Padma Shree.

12 Sep 2019 3:30 PM

You go girl!

Over a third of women-centric Tamil serials have completed over 100 episodes.

06 Sep 2019 1:23 AM

'Athletes from Jammu and Kashmir will now get better facilities', says Mary Kom

The 36-year-old is preparing for the upcoming championship and for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as well.

22 Aug 2019 10:05 AM

BFI should consider doing away with selection trials for performers: Mary Kom

A controversy broke out over Mary's selection for the women's World Boxing Championships in Russia.

21 Aug 2019 5:53 PM


Condolences from sports fraternity continue to pour in for Sushma Swaraj

Leaving a strong legacy behind, the BJP stalwart breathed her last at the AIIMS in the national capital.

07 Aug 2019 1:44 PM

Mary Kom wins gold medal in style ahead of World Championships

The Olympic bronze medallist pugilist decimated Australian April Franks 5-0.

28 Jul 2019 4:38 PM

'I want to retire after Tokyo Olympics', says Mary Kom

In her 18-year long illustrious career, she has won six World Championships, an Olympic bronze medal, and five Asian Championships.

06 Jun 2019 6:05 PM

Virat Kohli and Sachin Tendulkar congratulate Narendra Modi; see tweets

Apart from Kohli, many cricketers and other sports personalities have also extended their congratulatory messages to PM Modi.

24 May 2019 2:42 PM

Mary Kom to make competitive debut in 51 kg

Olympic qualification round is just around the corner and this tournament will be helpful for Mary Kom.

13 May 2019 8:41 PM


Ali inspired me: Mary Kom

She said when she took up boxing, people were talking about it “very negatively”.

17 Apr 2019 1:12 AM

Powerpact performer

Mary Kom, Sania Mirza, Juhi Chawla Unite For Ananya Birla’s ‘Unstoppable’.

14 Apr 2019 1:46 AM

Mother Mary punches on against all odds

She calls it hard but Mary Kom’s results through many years make it look all very simple for her.

27 Nov 2018 12:15 AM

Mary Kom emerges as India’s top sports icon

Mary Kom dedicating her sixth medal to the nation was a charming and elegant way of thanking the people for their support.

26 Nov 2018 12:00 AM

Magnificient Mary becomes six-time boxing World Champion

The 35-year-old outfoxed her Ukrainian counterpart in a unanimous 5:0 decision in the 48 kg (light flyweight) category.

24 Nov 2018 5:40 PM