Tigers pack a punch against Assassins
NEW DELHI: North East Tigers defeated Mumbai Assassins 12-9 at the ongoing Super Boxing League (SBL) at the Siri Fort Stadium here on Saturday night.
In the opening bout of the day, Mumbai's Asif Asad Khan defeated Nanao Singh from the North East hi the feather weight category before Pawan Goyat won the second against Basant Thapa to put Mumbai up 6-0. North East hit back to win the next four bouts to turn the tables on Mumbai.
NEVER SOUGHT THAPA'S EXIT: MARY KOM NEW DELHI: Olympic bronze medallist and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom on Sunday denied reports that she had sought top men's boxer Shiva Thapa's ouster from the Target Olympic Podium scheme at a meeting of national observers here.
"The article states that I have termed Shi va Thapa's career as over and he would do nothing at the2020Tokyo01ympics. Thisis completely fabricated and it borders on being defamatory," Mary Kom said in her statement.