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WADA To Meet With AIBA, Shocking Allegations Over Drug Testing

The World Anti-Doping Agency will meet international amateur boxing's governing body (AIBA) in the next few weeks to inspect whether it has implemented recommendations to its anti-doping programmes fo...Read More

Arum Praises Pacquiao For Rejecting Offer To Fight in Olympics

The decision of eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao not to compete in the Rio de Janiero Olympic Games from August 6 to 21 has been welcomed all around....Read More

AIBA President Confident Pro Fighters Will Compete in Olympics

The president of AIBA, the international governing organization for boxing under the International Olympic Committee, is confident that professional boxers will be allowed to compete in the 2016 Olymp...Read More

Manny Pacquiao Has Until May 27th To Decide on Olympic Stint

Eight division world boxing champion and recently elected senator Manny Pacquiao has only until May 27 to decide on whether to fight in the Rio Olympic Games in the quest for the Philippines first gol...Read More

WBC Vows Two-Year Ban To Pros Who Compete in Olympics

Mauricio Sulaiman, President of the World Boxing Council, is taking a hard line with any ranked fighter who decides to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics. AIBA sanctions amateur (Olympic-style) boxing m...Read More

Bob Arum: AIBA Think They Can Take Over Boxing - They Can't!

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum has slammed as "total madness" a proposal to allow professional boxers to fight against amateurs in the Rio Olympics. The 84-year-old American, who has arranged fights for ring...Read More

Bronze and Better or Bust for Fuchs at World Championships

Houston's Virginia Fuchs will have to finish in the top four at the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships, May 19-27, in Astana, Kazakhstan, to earn a berth at the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro th...Read More

Stevenson Motivated To Reach Childhood Dream of Olympic Gold

Stevenson Motivated To Reach Childhood Dream of Olympic Gold

By Thomas Gerbasi - The smiles are hard earned in the Boys & Girls Club of Newark, but they eventually appear, a testament to the personality of Shakur Stevenson, who has shown up on this day with the...Read More

AIBA to meet to repeal prohibiting article for Olympic participation

THE raging row over the permission of professional boxers to compete at the Olympic Games is set to take a notch up when International (Amateur) Boxing Association (AIBA) hold a special meeting in Lau...Read More

Amir Khan Stands Firm, Would Consider Return To Olympics

AIBA's plan to allow professional boxers to compete in the Olympic games has been met with plenty of detractors, but it can count one of the sport's biggest stars as a supporter. Amir Khan reiterated ...Read More

ABAP Prez Hopes Manny Pacquiao Can Now Fight in Olympics

The president of ABAP, the Alliance of Boxing Associations in the Philippines Ricky Vargas told BoxingScene.com/The Standard that if eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao decides to represent ...Read More

Arum: Pacquiao vs. Some Olympic Kid? Send Someone To Jail!

As previously reported, trainer Freddie Roach has vowed to back Manny Pacquiao if the boxer decides to take advantage of rule changes which could see professional fighters allowed to take part in this...Read More

David Haye Slams AIBA's "Insane" Plan For Pros in Olympics

David Haye has hit out at 'insane' plans to allow professional boxers to compete at the Olympics, warning it would put fighters' health and safety at serious risk....Read More

Wladimir Klitschko: I'm Not Ruling Out Return To Olympic Games

Former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko hopes to box for a second Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro, if the timing of his rematch against Tyson Fury allows....Read More

Nacho Beristain: Pros Fighting in Olympics is Complete Madness!

'It will ruin the essence of amateur boxing' and it is 'complete madness' to take allow professional boxers to compete in the Olympic games - according to Hall of Fame trainer Nacho Beristain. ...Read More

Claressa Shields Celebrates 21st Birthday With Second Olympic Berth

Four years ago, Claressa Shields made history in becoming the first American female boxer to claim an Olympic Gold medal. On Thursday, she celebrated her 21st birthday by securing second tour on amate...Read More

Nine U.S. Boxers Remain In Americas Olympic Qualifiers

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA (MARCH 16, 2016) - For the second straight day, the United States squad put on a knockout performance at the Americas Qualifier in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Light flyweight Nico...Read More

WBC To Ban Champions, Top Rated Boxers Who Fight in Olympics

Taking a strong stand against the plans of AIBA, the international governing body for boxing under the International Olympic Committee, to allow professionals to compete in the Olympic Games as early...Read More

WBC, AIBA Tension Continues To Rise With Incident in Mexico

The Mexican Amateur Boxing Alliance president Ricardo Contreras, in a condemnable action, has prevented Olympic hopeful Elias Emigdio from receiving a medal and best wishes from the World Boxing Coun...Read More

Team USA Goes Unbeaten In Day Two Of Olympic Qualifiers

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - Bantamweight Shakur Stevenson (Newark, N.J.), middleweight Charles Conwell (Cleveland Heights, Ohio) and heavyweight Cam F. Awesome (Lenexa, Kansas) all scored definitive pre...Read More