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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

Esquivel, Mayer Advance In U.S. Olympic Qualifiers In Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - Team USA athletes earned two victories on the opening day of competition for the American squad at the Americas Olympic Qualifier in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Saturday. Sout...Read More

WBC: AIBA Abusing Their Power, Using Threats To Intimidate

AIBA and its affiliates have used abuse of power to intimidate many national federations with the threat to suspend them from participating in international events including the Olympic Games. ...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Not Ruling Out Possible Olympics Return

Wladimir Klitschko, who won an Olympic gold medal in the super heavyweight division at the Atlanta Games in 1996, has refused to rule out the possibility of competing in the Olympic Games again in Rio...Read More

Frank Warren: Pros in Olympics Will Cause Big Mismatches

SHOULD professional boxers be allowed to compete in the Olympics? The simple answer is no and I hope this idiotic idea never gets off the ground. First of all it is dangerous for the boxers invo...Read More

Olympic Boxers To Have No Headgear in Rio, Says AIBA

LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – For the first time in more than 30 years, male boxers won’t be wearing protective headgear at the Olympics. The International Boxing Association, known as AIBA, adopted the ...Read More

Lennox Lewis: Pro Fighters in The Olympics is Preposterous!

Former World and Olympic champion Lennox Lewis has slammed a proposal to allow professional boxers to compete at the Olympics, saying it could be dangerous for young amateur boxers. Lewis won the s...Read More

AIBA's Move For Pros in Olympics Causing Heavy Debate

Top professional boxers will become eligible to compete in this summer's Rio Olympics under radical new proposals being pushed through by the sport's world governing body, AIBA. Its president, Dr C...Read More