'Get that first punch in': How Nitu Ghanghas became world champion
Nitu beat Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg of Mongolia by unanimous decision, 5-0, to win gold at the 2023 World Boxing Championships.
Nitu Ghanghas, Saweety Boora win gold at 2023 Women's World Boxing Championships
Nitu beat Lutsaikhan Altantsetseg of Mongolia 5-0, and later Saweety Boora beat Wang Lina to become India's first light heavyweight world champion.
Shooting World Cup: Rudrankksh Patil bags second bronze; Ramita fourth
India took their medals tally to five, with three bronze medals to go with a gold and silver each.
Nikhat, Lovlina, Nitu, Saweety in Boxing World Champs finals: all you need to know
Indian boxers have put in commanding displays to reach their respective finals. ESPN previews the four finals at the Women's World Boxing Championships:
Track organizers ban transgender women from elite competitions
World Athletics has banned transgender women from elite competitions if they have gone through male puberty. The track and field governing body also lifted its doping sanctions against Russia, which remains excluded over the invasion of Ukraine.
Boxing Worlds: Nikhat Zareen one step away from glory after counter-attacking perfection in semis
A year and four months ago, Valencia and MC Mary Kom both raised their arms at the end of the bout to claim the win after their Olympics pre-quarterfinal. Then it was Valencia who won. This time, the Indian boxer's hand was aloft. Her name? Nikhat Zareen.