Sarita Devi

AIBA suspend Sarita Devi, coaches, chef de mission

Indian woman boxer L. Sarita Devi, who refused to accept 2014 Asian Games bronze after losing the semi-final bout over a controversial decision, has been provisionally suspended by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).Also suspended with her are her coaches Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu, B.I. Fernandes and Sagar Mai Dhayal and India’s chef-de-mission Adille Sumariwala to the Incheon Asiad 2014.The AIBA Executive Committe Bereau took the decision Tuesday and also stated that

Boxer Sarita Devi faces AIBA probe for returning medal

India’s woman Boxer Sarita Devi is facing an AIBA probe for returning her bronze medal during the podium ceremony with the world governing body’s supervisor describing her act as “regretful”. Sarita was robbed off a shot at the gold medal after losing the 60kg semifinal bout against Korea’s Jina Park. Out of frustration and exasperation, a crying Sarita returned the medal today. “AIBA has already preceded its Disciplinary Action Process

Asian Games: Boxer Sarita Devi refuses to wear bronze medal

An inconsolable Sarita Devi on Wednesday refused to wear her bronze medal at the podium protesting her controversial defeat against the South Korean boxer at the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon. In never-seen-before visuals aired by the official broadcaster of the Games, Ten Sports, Sarita was seen crying incessantly on the podium and refused repeated attempts to put bronze medal around her neck. India’s protest against the outcome of an

Dipika Pallikal, Joshana Chinappa create history with squash gold

Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa created history by winning the first-ever gold medal in squash while pugilists Sarita Devi and Devendro Singh had to be content with silver as India added four more medals to their kitty on the tenth day of competitions in the 20th Games on Saturday. Dipika and Joshana stole the limelight with their historic feat as they beat Jenny Duncalf and Laura Massaro of England 11-6,