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  • Zulqarnain may get AIBA wild card

    27-May-2012
    The Nation ISLAMABAD - AIBA has given a ray of hope to Pakistani boxer Zulqarnain Abbas who fights in 69kg category for wild card entry in to London Olympics as AIBA Executive Director Ho Kim telep... Read More...
  • Litmus test

    06-May-2012
    Boxing star Amir Khan faces Lamont Peterson in Las Vegas on May 19 in a rematch he has to win By Bilal Hussain What do Amir Khan and darts’ glamour girl Anastasia Dobromyslova have in common? ... Read More...
  • Army retain Boxing title

    29-Apr-2012
    The Nation LAHORE – Army retained the 34th Velo National Boxing Championship title with 75 points here at the Punjab College Hall.  Wapda secured the second place with 70 points while ... Read More...
  • All leading boxers lift gold medals

    28-Apr-2012
    The News KARACHI: Almost all the leading boxers of the country won gold medals, but the title winners were not decided after a dispute arose on one of the final bouts of the National Boxing Ch... Read More...
  • Aamir, Waseem in national boxing semis

    26-Apr-2012
    The News  KARACHI: The country’s leading pugilists Mohammad Waseem and Aamir Khan blasted their way into the semifinals of the National Boxing Championship at the Punjab College in Lah... Read More...
  • Smooth sailing for seeds in National Boxing

    25-Apr-2012
    The News correspondent   KARACHI: Almost all the leading boxers qualified for the quarter-finals in their respective weight categories on the second day of the National Boxing Championship at t... Read More...
  • Chisora given indefinite ban

    01-Mar-2012
     LONDON: British heavyweight Dereck Chisora was banned indefinitely by the World Boxing Council (WBC) on Tuesday night for what the organisation called “one of the worst behaviours ever by ... Read More...
  • Skirts optional for women boxers at London Games

    21-Feb-2012
    The News   LONDON: Women boxers will have the choice of wearing skirts or shorts in the ring at this year’s London Olympics, the sport’s world governing body said on Sunday. A sp... Read More...
  • PBF names five-man squad

    19-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan on Saturday announced a five-member boxing squad for the Asian Qualifying round for Olympics to be hosted by Kazakhstan in Astana from April 4-13. Mohammad Nisa... Read More...
  • Amir-Peterson rematch set for May 19

    11-Feb-2012
    The News    LONDON: Amir Khan will fight Lamont Peterson on May 19 in Las Vegas after the Briton was granted his wish for a rematch after his controversial loss to the American last Decemb... Read More...
  • WBA champ Kameda set to fight low ranker

    09-Feb-2012
    The News   TOKYO: World Boxing Association bantamweight champion Koki Kameda vowed Wednesday to knock out low-ranked challenger Nouldy Manakane in his next title defence. The 25-year-old Ja... Read More...
  • Philippine boxer dies after fight injury

    05-Feb-2012
    The News   MANILA: An undefeated Philippine boxer has died after sustaining head injuries during a fight and falling into a coma, a hospital official said on Saturday. Flyweight Karlo Maquin... Read More...
  • Muhammad Ali trainer Dundee dies

    03-Feb-2012
    The News LOS ANGELES: Celebrated boxing trainer Angelo Dundee, Muhammad Ali’s cornerman in his greatest fights, died on Wednesday at the age of 90. “Angelo died surrounded by family ... Read More...
  • Waseem to fight in 52kg, PBF confirms

    29-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT   KARACHI: Pakistan Boxing Federation (PBF) confirmed on Saturday that the country’s star boxer Mohammad Waseem will feature in the 52kg, the weig... Read More...
  • Ameen threatens Amir with legal action

    22-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS     LONDON: Mustafa Ameen, the International Boxing Federation official at the centre of the Amir Khan world title fight controversy, threatened legal action against the Brit... Read More...
  • Two Boxers Join Camp For Astana

    17-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   Alam Zeb Safi KARACHI: Pakistan’s boxing camp for the Asian Qualifying round of Olympics in Astana is yet to gain any momentum as only a couple of boxers and a coach have join... Read More...
  • Amir Granted Peterson Re-Match By Wba

    14-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS LONDON: Amir Khan’s chances of avenging his controversial defeat by Lamont Peterson improved on Friday when the World Boxing Association (WBA) confirmed it had ordered a re-match. ... Read More...
  • Waseem Confident About Making Olympic Cut

    13-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   KARACHI: Mohammad Waseem – the most successful pugilist in Pakistan’s present team — is hopeful of making a forceful show in Olympics Qualifiers to be held in Astan... Read More...
  • Boxers’ Training For Asian Qualifying Round Begins Today

    10-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT    KARACHI: National boxers will start their preparatory campaign for the Asian Qualifying round for Olympics at the Pakistan Sports Complex in Islamabad o... Read More...
  • WBA to Order Rematch: Promoter

    09-Jan-2012
    The News  LONDON: Amir Khan’s promoter said on Saturday night that the WBA had informed him it will order a rematch with American Lamont Peterson following the British boxer’s contro... Read More...
  • Celebrations Planned For Ali’s 70th Birthday

    09-Jan-2012
    The News LOUISVILLE, Kentucky: Boxing icon Muhammad Ali will celebrate his 70th birthday in his hometown of Louisville, where the Muhammad Ali Center will mark the occasion with a series of events st... Read More...
  • Celebrations Planned For Ali’s 70th Birthday

    09-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS LOUISVILLE, Kentucky: Boxing icon Muhammad Ali will celebrate his 70th birthday in his hometown of Louisville, where the Muhammad Ali Center will mark the occasion with a series of events ... Read More...
  • Presence of ‘Mystery’ Ringsider Sparks Fresh Amir Complaints

    07-Jan-2012
    The News LONDON: Britain’s Amir Khan took to Twitter on Thursday night as he stepped up his complaints over his world title defeat by Lamont Peterson in Washington last month. He told his foll... Read More...
  • Rooney Fined Over Night Out on Boxing Day

    03-Jan-2012
    The News MANCHESTER: Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been fined a week’s wages by the Premier League club for a night out over the Christmas weekend, according to press reports here ... Read More...
  • Waseem Crushes Benson to Win Gold

    30-Dec-2011
    Alam Zeb Safi The News KARACHI: Mohammad Waseem crushed Benson Gicharu from Kenya to lift gold as Pakistan finished with a single gold and seven bronze medals in the Second Shaheed Benazir Bhutto In... Read More...
  • Waseem Sails Into Boxing Finale

    28-Dec-2011
    Alam Zeb Safi The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s star boxer Mohammad Waseem blasted his way into the final, beating Madan Lal from India in the 52kg semifinals of the Second Shaheed Benazir Bhutto I... Read More...
  • Cowan to Open for Australia in Boxing Day Test

    25-Dec-2011
    The News MELBOURNE: Australia look set to go in against India with a revamped top order for the Boxing Day Test, with opener Ed Cowan on Saturday named to the team alongside big-hitter David Warner a... Read More...
  • Waseem Blasts his Way Into Quarter-Final

    25-Dec-2011
     Our Correspondent The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s top boxer Mohammad Waseem blasted his way into the quarter-final after beating his Syrian rival in the pre-quarter-final on the second day ... Read More...
  • Ferguson Relief After Jones Fears Allayed

    24-Dec-2011
    The News MANCHESTER: Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson received a welcome boost on Friday after it was confirmed Phil Jones had not suffered a fractured cheekbone against Fulham. England i... Read More...
  • Shifting to Hostels Annoys Boxers

    23-Dec-2011
    Abdul Mohishah The News ISLAMABAD: As the much-awaited Second Benazir Bhutto International Boxing kicked off at the Liaquat Gymnasium on Thursday, boxers and officials turning up here from across th... Read More...
  • Amir Presses Appeal, Awaits Peterson Rematch

    22-Dec-2011
    The News WASHINGTON: Amir Khan pressed his case on Tuesday to overturn a controversial loss to Lamont Peterson and force a rematch while his promoter expressed concern Khan might not have a chance to... Read More...
  • Boxers Shifted Due to Financial Constraints

    22-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Financial constraints have forced the organisers of second edition of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing tournament to shift boxers from Marriot Hotel to the Fatima Jinnah ... Read More...
  • Pakistan Announce Boxing Teams

    22-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan announced their four teams on Wednesday that will be featuring in the second edition of the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto International Boxing tournament, starting at the Liaquat ... Read More...
  • Government’s Indifference To Boxing Event Disappoints Organisers

    21-Dec-2011
    Alam Zeb Safi The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s boxing authorities conceded on Tuesday that they were disappointed by the lack of interest shown by the top officials and ministers for the second ed... Read More...
  • Khan Loses Appeal Over Peterson Loss

    20-Dec-2011
    The News PARIS: British fighter Amir Khan has lost his appeal over his controversial loss to Lamont Peterson in Washington which cost him his IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles. Khan was penalise... Read More...