Shiva Thapa 1st Indian to Assure 4th Straight Asian Boxing Championships Medal

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Shiva Thapa 1st Indian to Assure 4th Straight Asian Boxing Championships Medal Bangkok : Shiva Thapa (60kg) secured himself an unprecedented fourth successive medal, while veteran L Sarita Devi (60kg) made the semifinals for the first time in nearly a decade to continue India’s stupendous run at the Asian Boxing Championships here on Tuesday. In […]

Arjuna award for Shiva Thapa, Khel Ratna for Jitu Rai

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Writes: Buddham Moktan Tamang The terms brave, fierce are very much associated with Gorkhas but now the overall scenario is different. The so called brave Gorkhas can now be considered the modern Gorkhas of the 21st century who have excelled in many aspect whether it be social, economic, political and also at the intellectual level. […]

Sachin Tendulkar’s encouragement words for Shiva Thapa

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23rd June 2016 The lone Indian boxer to have qualified for 2016 Rio Olympics so far, Shiva Thapa have received a vedio where Sachin Tendulkar have some supporting words for him in the popular social media. The post read “It is the biggest experience ever for any athlete to represent their nation at Olympics”.A huge […]

Why I won’t ‘settle down’ says Shiva Thapa

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I found the purpose and passion that keeps me on my toes when I first walked into a boxing gym. Everyone wants to know how I’m training for the Olympics. Training for the Olympics isn’t just a matter of working hard for a few months or for four years. When I think about it, the […]

Shiva Thapa’s interview about training and his hopes for Rio.

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In boxing, aggression is key: Shiva Thapa – the only Indian boxer to have qualified for the Rio Games so far, on his preparations and the unending chaos in the sport’s administration. Writes Suprita Das* New Delhi: Four years ago, he became the youngest Indian boxer to qualify for the Olympic Games. Now, Shiva Thapa, […]

Sachin Tendulkar wishes Shiva Thapa good luck for Rio Olympics 2016

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New Delhi: Shiva Thapa, the only Indian boxer to have qualified for the Rio Olympics so far, today got words of encouragement from none other than cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar. Tendulkar, replying to a question asked by Thapa in a Twitter chat, wished the 22-year-old the very best for his second Olympics. “Firstly, all the […]

Shiva Thapa qualifies for Rio Olympics 2016

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31st March 2016 Shiva Thapa became the first Indian boxer to qualify for the Rio Olympics when he entered the final of the men’s bantamweight (56kg) category at the Asia/Oceania qualifying tournament, Qian’an, China, on Thursday. Shiva, the top seed in his weight division, defeated 2013 World Championship bronze medalist Kairat Yeraliyev of Kazakhstan in […]

Shiva Thapa bags Gold Medal in 12th South Asian Games 2016 as India wins 7 gold in boxing

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Our pride, Shiva Thapa bags Gold Medal today during the 12th South Asian Games 2016 at Shillong, Meghalaya. Indian boxers packed a powerful punch as they bagged all the seven gold medals on offer in the men’s event of the 12th South Asian Games on Monday. Glasgow Commonwealth Games silver medalist L Devendro Singh, who […]

17 ‪‎Gorkha‬ Luminaries to be Felicitated in Gorkha Talent Show Assam

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Seventeen luminaries from across Darjeeling district and Assam will be felicitated during a historic event ‘Gorkha Talent Show of Assam 2016’ slated for the 9th and 10 February at GMCH auditorium, Guwahati organized by Akhil Assam Gorkha Kalakar Sangh (AAGKS). Gopal Khanal general secretary of AAGKS informed that the chief minister of Assam Tarun Gagoi […]

Shiva Thapa: Heroes Of Indian Combat Sports

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India is known to have produced numerous talented boxers who have made a mark at the global stage. From the great Hawa Singh in the 1960s to the likes of Mary Kom, Akhil Kumar and Vijender Singh, these athletes have made the nation proud on several occasions. In this edition of Heroes of Combat Sports, we take […]

Shiva Thapa became the highest-ranked Indian boxer

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NEW DELHI: Shiva Thapa on Tuesday became the highest-ranked Indian boxer, zooming to second in the latest international rankings after winning a bronze medal at last month’s World Championships in Doha. Shiva was placed second with 1550 points in the 56kg category, up five places from the previous list. The top spot was occupied by […]

Shiva Thapa: Punching Above His Weight

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Shiva Thapa is only 21, but is already the third Indian boxer after Vijender Singh and Vikas Krishan to win a World Championship medal. Like most achievements by Indian champions, Shiva Thapa’s bantamweight bronze in the World meet at Doha in October 2015 is the result of a lot of hard work and sacrifice. Since […]

Shiva Thapa wins Bronze, Loses Olympic Quota Box-Off

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A bronze medal in his kitty, Indian boxer Shiva Thapa could not add the Olympic quota place to it despite a valiant effort in a hard-fought box-off of the World Championships in Doha. Shiva (56kg), who became only the third Indian ever to clinch a medal at the mega-event after Vijender Singh (2009) and Vikas […]

Shiva Thapa wins gold medal at Doha International boxing tournament

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Indian Gorkha boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg), won the gold medal at the Doha International boxing tournament by beating Egypt’s HYM Abdelaal 2-1. L Devendro Singh,  Manish Kaushik and Manoj Kumar also have won the Gold medals for India, while Mandeep Jangra and Vikas Krishan bagged bronze medals. Shiva Thapa after winning Gold at the Doha […]

Shiva Thapa Ready For 17th Incheon Asian Games

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In the recent Commonwealth Games, as many as four Indian boxers went very close to glory. However, no one could rise up and cross the final hurdle. The Glasgow haul was modest considering India’s track record in the sport and one of the pugilists who had a disappointing trip was Shiva Thapa. The highly-rated boxer […]

Indian Gorkha Shiva Thapa enter the second round in Asian Games

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Comeback-man Akhil Kumar (60kg) pummelled his Nepalese rival Purna Bahadur Lama before notching up a Technical Knockout triumph while Indian Gorkha Shiva Thapa (56kg) merely had to show up to enter the second round as Indian boxers began their Asian Games campaign on a winning note here today. Pugilist Shiva Thapa is declared winner during […]

Shiva Thapa’s early exit from the Commonwealth Games

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Shiva Thapa (56kg) made a shocking early exit from the Commonwealth Games. The 22-year-old Olympic bronze medallist from Belfast was helped when Thapa was penalised for leading with the head in the third and final round, but Conlan was already well ahead on the scorecards after a disciplined display against his aggressive opponent. It was […]

Shiva Thapa and Northeastern associations demands anti-racism law in India

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Several northeastern associations came together with speakers like boxer Shiva Thapa, Tripura Maharaja Pradyot Bikram Manikya and Binalakshmi Nepram to discuss the draft of a strong and comprehensive anti-racism law. The core committee will meet all the MPs from the northeast on Tuesday so that the bill can be presented in Parliament. “This is the […]
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