A- A A+
Last Updated : Aug 25 2019 6:44AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Last rites of Arun Jaitley to be performed at Nigambodh Ghat in New Delhi today            India, Bahrain sign four agreements after delegation-level talks            PM holds talk with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi; receives UAE's highest Civilian Honour            Janmashtami being celebrated in different parts of the country            PV Sindhu reaches women's singles final of World Badminton C'ships           

Sports News

Apr 13, 2019
2:08PM

Sakshi, Pwilao enter final of Cologne Boxing World Cup in Germany

Representational Pic
Reigning youth world champion Sakshi (57 kg) and Pwilao Basumatary (64 kg) have entered the final at the Cologne Boxing World Cup in Germany. The 18-year-old Sakshi gave glimpses of her maturity and prowess by outpunching Thailand's Tintabthai Preedakamon in a commanding 5-0 victory. The two-time world youth champion faces 2018 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Michaela Walsh from Ireland in the final.

Basumatary had a different path to the summit clash in the 64 kg. The Strandja Boxing Championships bronze medallist had to dig deep to see off the stiff challenge of Denmark's Aiaaja Ditte Frostholm in a split decision. The 26-year-old will take on China's Chengyu Yang in the final.

Pinki Rani (51 kg) and Parveen (60 kg) settled for bronze medals after losing their semifinal bouts. Pinki Rani's brilliant run came to an end at the hands of Ireland's 2018 Commonwealth Games silver medallist Carly McNaul, who blanked the Indian 5-0. English pugilist Paige Murney was declared the winner over Parveen in 60 kg. 
   
India will have a chance of adding a third gold through Strandja Boxing gold medallist Maisnam, who has directly been placed in the final in 54 kg due to a smaller draw. Maisnam will lock horns with Machai Bunyanut from Thailand in what would be her only bout of the tournament.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 24 (Aug) Midday News 24 (Aug) News at Nine 24 (Aug) Hourly 25 (Aug) (0605hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 24 (Aug) दोपहर समाचार 24 (Aug) समाचार संध्या 24 (Aug) प्रति घंटा समाचार 25 (Aug) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 24 (Aug) Khabrein(Day) 24 (Aug) Khabrein(Eve) 24 (Aug)
Aaj Savere 24 (Aug) Parikrama 24 (Aug)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 24 (Aug) Samayki 24 (Aug) Sports Scan 24 (Aug) Spotlight/News Analysis 24 (Aug) Samachar Darshan 23 (Aug) Radio Newsreel 24 (Aug)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 22 (Aug) Surkhiyon Mein 22 (Aug) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 21 (Aug) Vaad-Samvaad 20 (Aug) Money Talk 20 (Aug) Current Affairs 23 (Aug)