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Indian boxer Mary Kom tearfully recalls 'inspiration' Ali

Jun 04, 2016 - 2:26 PM

I was inspired by him Muhammad Ali to take up boxing his struggles and the hard work he took in his boxing career says the Indian boxing star

INSPIRATION. Indian boxing star Mary Kom, seen here in a file photo from 2008, gets emotional talking about the death of Muhammad Ali, who served as her inspiration in boxing. Photo by STR/EPA

Boxer snubs bronze, places medal on opponent after controversial Asiad loss

Oct 02, 2014 - 5:56 AM

I said This is for you and all Korea because you only deserve a bronze Indian boxer Sarita Devi told her Korean foe after losing a controversial decision

Sarita Devi of India celebrates her victory during the Asian Women Boxing Championship in September of 2008. She lost a controversial decision in the 2014 Asian Games semifinals to home country fighter Park Ji-Na. Photo by EPA/STR

15 women you should know about

Sep 28, 2013 - 9:00 AM

Know your women icons today and from the not too distant past

VICTORY. German Chancellor Angela Merkel celebrates at the CDU party's headquarters after the German general elections. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP