Women's Boxing World Championships: News, features and results

Stay updated with the latest features and results from the Women's Boxing World Championships, which runs from November 15 to 24 in New Delhi.

Invincible Mary Kom consolidates her legend among the pantheon of greats

Mary Kom punched her way to history after winning her sixth World title, more than any woman in the world; and with that, she cemented her place among the greatest boxers in the world, writes Jonathan Selvaraj.

'Magnificent Mary' - Twitter reacts to Mary Kom's World title

Here is how Twitter reacted after Mary Kom beat Ukraine's Hanna Okhota by unanimous decision in their gold medal clash

Mary Kom wins historic sixth gold at Boxing World Championships

India's most decorated boxer MC Mary Kom defeated Ukraine's Hanna Okhota 5-0 to win the coveted gold in the 45-48kg category in the ongoing Women's Boxing World Championships at the KD Jadhav Indoor Stadium in New Delhi on Saturday.

Vintage Mary Kom schools young rivals with boxing masterclass

For the briefest time, North Korea's Kim Hyang Mi thought she had Mary Kom all figured out during the semifinals of the World Championships. She couldn't have been further off the mark.

Lovelina Burgohain, Sonia Chahal, Simranjit Kaur - India's next-gen boxers take over the present

India's young boxers (Burgohain and Chahal, are 21, Kaur is 23) have exceeded expectations to guarantee themselves three medals at their debut World Championships. This is their story.

Lovelina Burgohain turns Gold Coast disappointment into Delhi redemption

At the Commonwealth Games earlier this year, Lovelina Burgohain lost a tight 3-2 split decision. After that heartache, anything less than a medal at the World Championships was unthinkable.

With and without controversy, Indian march to medals continues

Simranjeet Kaur was clearly superior, while Sonia Chahal won a bout in which her opponent's coach claimed corruption by the judges. Regardless of how, the fact remains that eight Indians progressed to the quarterfinals.

Supermom Rasmussen boxing to raise voice against Pompe disease

A mother of two, Yvonne Baek-Rasmussen goes into war every time she steps in the ring. She is fighting not just for herself, but also for her son Kaelan, who suffers from Pompe disease.

Dominant Mary Kom punches past jitters to make World quarters

At 35, Mary Kom still feels the butterflies in her stomach before a bout. But she leaves them all behind before entering the ring, as her opponent found out on Sunday.

Hard-hitting Simranjit Kaur rolls with the punches on Worlds debut

After a high-octane, crowd-pleasing World Championships debut, Simranjit Kaur wants to take home a medal and dedicate it to her recently deceased father.

Carefree Manisha continues remarkable rise through boxing ranks

India's Manisha Moun continued her remarkable 2018 with a first-round upset of two-time bronze medallist Christina Cruz at the World Championships.

For Brandy Barnes, boxing is about respect, not medals

Brandy Barnes may have been knocked out in the first round, but she goes back with a smile. For her, boxing is not about the medals... it's about respect.

Puerto Rican boxers find normalcy through sport after Hurricane Maria

Puerto Rico has suffered a lot in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria but their women's boxing team is looking to make happy memories at the World Championships in India.

The New Zealand journalist who turned fiery boxer

Amy Andrew gave up a steady job in journalism to take up boxing. Today, she trains boxers in London and helps people who want to make a late career switch.

Boxer, crime fighter, grandmother: Meet Panama's Elisa Williams

A sergeant with the Panama City Police, Elisa Williams has shot and been shot at. When not patrolling the streets, she also happens to be a handy boxer.

Timeless Mary Kom still India's best bet at World Championships

In 2006, MC Mary Kom was the star attraction at boxing's global showpiece event. Twelve years later, in New Delhi, the 35-year old will once again carry India's medal hopes.