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Women World Boxing Championships: Mary Kom crashes out with bronze, historic 8th medal

Ulan-Ude (Russia): Six-time champion MC Mary Kom on Saturday settled for the bronze in the ongoing Women’s World Boxing Championships after losing her semi-final bout of the 51-kg flyweight category to second-seed Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey in a split 1:4 verdict. In a fiercely contested bout, Mary Kom delivered timely punches and looked on course of […]

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Mary Kom & 8 female athletes in line for Padma Awards

New Delhi: Ace Indian boxer Mary Kom’s name has been suggested for the prestigious Padma Vibhushan Award, country’s second highest civilian award. The Sports Ministry is also discussing eight other female athletes for the Padma Awards. Recently crowned World Champion P.V. Sindhu has been suggested for the Padma Bhushan Award. The other seven athletes — […]