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Mary Kom inaugurates National Health Fest for Divyangjan

New Delhi [India], December 3 (ANI): Boxing legend Mary Kom on Friday inaugurated the 'National Health Fest for Divyangjan - We Care" and felicitated athletes with intellectual disabilities who have won medals for India at the Special Olympics World Games in 2019, here in the national capital. The Federation of...
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India’s star boxer Mary Kom says she was forced to change dress a minute before fight

Six-time world boxing champion MC Mary Kom has blamed ring-side authorities of unsettling her by allegedly forcing her to change her outfit minutes before a match against Colombia’s Ingrit Valencia.“Surprising... can anyone explain what will be a ring dress. I was ask to change my ring dress just a minute before my pre qtr bout can anyone explain (sic),” the 38-year-old boxer from India tweeted.She also raised questions about the “unfair” decisions that led to her defeat against Valencia, even as it remains unclear why she was asked to change her clothes at the last minute.Kom, who is the...
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Rijiju, SAI hail Mary Kom after boxer's exit from Tokyo Oly

New Delhi [India], July 29 (ANI): Former Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday applauded ace boxer Mary Kom for achieving what "no other female boxer in the world" has ever attained. Mary Kom, the face of India's boxing contingent, faced a shocking defeat -- split decision -- at the hands...
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Was shocked when I learnt that I had lost, says Mary Kom

Tokyo [Japan], July 29 (ANI): Mary Kom, the face of India's boxing contingent, was "shocked and upset" to learn about her Tokyo Olympics exit on Thursday. Mary Kom faced a shocking defeat -- split decision -- at the hands of Colombia's Ingrit Valencia to bow out from the tournament. Valencia won bout 3-2.
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India at Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday: Mary Kom out; Atanu, Sindhu, hockey men win

Indians registered a string of impressive wins across disciplines at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Thursday, July 29. While badminton star PV Sindhu beat Mia Blichfeldt to make the quarterfinals, archer Atanu Das stunned Korea's Oh Jin-Hyek to enter the round of 16. The men's hockey team picked up a win over Argentina to book their place in the quarters, shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat finished 5th and 25th, respectively, in the first qualification stage. However, boxer MC Mary Kom's quest for a second Olympic medal ended with a round-of-16 loss against Ingrit Valencia.
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India at Tokyo 2020 on Thursday, July 29: PV Sindhu, Mary Kom, hockey men eye quarters

PV Sindhu continues her pursuit of a second Olympic medal on Thursday as she takes on Mia Blichdfelt in the round of 16 at Tokyo 2020. MC Mary Kom will also be in action for India later in the day when she also looks to make it to the quarters in the women's flyweight division. Meanwhile, the Indian men's hockey team will take on Argentina, and a win there will guarantee them a place in the quarterfinals.
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Mary Kom congratulates Mirabai Chanu on winning silver

Tokyo [Japan], July 25 (ANI): Boxer Mary Kom on Sunday congratulated weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for winning a silver medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Mirabai Chanu opened India's medals tally on Saturday as she bagged a silver in the Women's 49kg category at Tokyo International Forum. "Congratulations @mirabai_chanu. Emotional and...
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Mary Kom enters women's boxing 51kg pre-quarters

Six-time world champion MC Mary Kom (51kg) powered into the Olympic Games' pre-quarterfinals after staving off a stiff challenge from Dominican Republic's Miguelina Hernandez Garcia in the opening round on Sunday. The 38-year-old, who is a 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, prevailed 4-1 against a rival who is 15 years her junior...
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