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Saina, Mary Kom to be Election Commission's 'national icons'

London Olympic medallists Saina Nehwal and M. C. Mary Kom have been designated as ‘national
Icons’ by the Election Commission to help promote voter participation in polls.

The poll body already has f

Doctorate for Oly medal winners


India's six London Olympicsmedallists were today conferred Honorary Doctorate Degree by Mangalayatan University at its Annual Convocation Ceremony here today.

Badminton ace Saina Nahwal, boxer Mary K

Road named after Olympic boxer Mary Kom in interior Manipur


A road in interior Churachandpur district of Manipur has been named after Olympic bronze medal winner pugilist M.C. Mary Kom.

During a reception held in honour of Kom at Churachandpur district headqu

I got confused in the semifinal bout: Mary Kom


She is over the moon after becoming the first Indian woman boxer to clinch an Olympic medal but bronze is not the colour for M.C. Mary Kom, who feels she could have finished higher on the podium had i

Manipur to award Rs 50 lakh to Mary Kom


Manipur government would award Rs 50 lakh to woman boxer Mary Kom who got a bronze medal in the London Olympics.

Have to buy another medal for my sons, says Mary Kom


Right from the day boxer M.C. Mary Kom set foot in London, the international media has been chasing her for interviews.

Talking to reporters has always been a difficult task for the mother of two, w

Mary Kom loses in semis, settle for bronze medal


Indian woman boxer MC Mary Kom lost a closely fought bout against Great Britain's Nicola Adams and settled for the bronze medal in the 51 kg category of the Olympic women's boxing at the ExCel Arena on Wednesday.

Mary Kom didn't play her natural offesive: Pugilists


London Olympics Women's boxing bronze medallist M.C. Mary Kom was not allowed opportunity to exhibit her natural game as her rival Nicola Adams forced her to go defensive today, felt international pug

Indian woman boxer Mary Kom qualifies for London Olympics

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Five-time world champion M. C. Mary Kom (51kg) on Friday added another feather to her already crowded cap by becoming the only Indian woman boxer to qualify for the London Olympics despite being on th

Mary Kom strikes gold in Asian Cup


Five-time world champion MC Mary Kom (48kg) clinched her first gold medal of the year by finishing on top in the Asian Cup Women's Boxing tournament in Haikou, China.

The mother-of-two from Manipur c

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