India’s Mary Kom (right) beat Northern Ireland’s Kristina O’Hara in the women’s 45-48kg final boxing match at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April. Photo: AFP

Short bursts, long goal

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(Clockwise from left) boxers Sarjubala Devi; Simranjit Kaur; and Nikhat Zareen (left) participated at the recently concluded Senior Women’s National Boxing Championships.
Laishram Sarita Devi with son Tomthil.<br />
L. Sarita Devi (centre) lost in the semifinals of the women’s lightweight competition at Incheon, in September, and tried to give her medal to her opponent at the presentation ceremony as a protest. Photo: PTI<br />

Sarita Devi facing long ban: AIBA

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South Korea’s Park Jina (in red) and India’s Sarita Devi during the Asian Games’ semi-final boxing match in Incheon on 30 September. Photo: Issei Kato/ Reuters<br />

Between sanity and vanity

4 min read . 02 Oct 2014
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