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Japan's Amateur Head Resigns After Mob, Misconduct Scandal

Bowing deeply at a news conference carried live on national TV, Akira Yamane apologised to Japanese boxers whose hopes of participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics might have been dealt a knock-out blo...Read More

Boxing is Still in Doubt For 2020 Olympic Games

Boxing could still be axed from the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after the IOC admitted Thursday that concerns remain over the sport's governance and management by the International Boxing Federation (AIBA)...Read More

Oscar Valdez Calls on AIBA To Bring Back Old Rules, Train Judges

Oscar Valdez, a two-time Olympian and the current featherweight champion for the World Boxing Organization, called on the IABA - the governing body of amateur boxing - to put an end to the corruption ...Read More

IOC May Still Exclude Boxing From 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee on Thursday refused to rule out the possibility of excluding boxing from the 2020 Tokyo Games amid ongoing concerns over the sport's governing body. In February, th...Read More

WADA Confirms AIBA in Compliance With Anti-Doping Code

Lausanne, Switzerland: Following the review of the International Boxing Association’s Corrective Action Repot (CAR), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) concluded that all non-conformities based on t...Read More

Boxers Continue To Vanish From Commonwealth Games

Five more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier. Gold Coast organisers...Read More

News: Joel Djeko, Poindexter Knight, British Lionhearts, More

On Saturday, May 12th, Belgium cruiserweight sensation JOEL 'BIG JOE' DJEKO (12-2-1 7KO's) will take on undefeated Argentinian, MARIANO ANGEL GUDINO (12-0 7KO's) for the IBO CONTINENTAL CRUISERWEIGHT ...Read More

Commonwealth Games Have Breach of Anti-Doping Guidelines

Commonwealth Games organizers summoned team leaders from a competing country to an official meeting over a breach of the event's anti-doping guidelines on Monday. An Indian boxing official says one of...Read More

Euro News: Hartel, Koelling, Michel, Yigit, Sandor Martin, More

Super middleweight Stefan Haertel, 15-0, 1ko, is in against Adam Deines, 15-0-1, in his debut for SES March 3 in Weissenfels. Haertel, a former Olympian, has had all his previous fights with Sauerland...Read More

Fuentes Asks WBC To Review Knockout Loss To Daigo Higa

Former world champion Moises Fuentes arrived at THE WBC "Tuesday Coffee Conference" in a stirred up mood, as he requested a thorough review of his first round loss to WBC flyweight champion, Daigo Hig...Read More

Muhammad Ali, British Olympian, Gets 2 Year Ban For Steroids

According to BBC Sport, British Olympic boxer Muhammad Ali has been banned for two years after testing positive for a banned steroid. The 21-year-old tested positive for anabolic steroid Trenbolone du...Read More

IOC Threaten To Remove Boxing From The 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee threatened to axe boxing from the Tokyo 2020 Games on Sunday as it opened an investigation into the sport's controversial governing body and said concerns lingered ...Read More

News: Wale vs. Jenkinson; Gradinar vs. Gerula; USA vs. Ireland

At Sheffield’s Ponds Forge Arena this Friday, February 2, Barnsley’s Josh Wale will make the second defence of his British bantamweight crown when he faces Lincolnshire’s Bobby Jenkinson. Also on the...Read More

IOC is "Extremely Worried" Over New AIBA Prez's Criminal Ties

The IOC says it is "extremely worried" about the governance of Olympic boxing body AIBA, whose new interim president has been linked to organized crime by United States federal authorities. The Intern...Read More

AIBA's New Leader Said To Have 'Organized Crime Connections'

A boxing official described by United States authorities as "one of Uzbekistan's leading criminals'' has been named interim president of the Olympic sport's governing body. The International Boxing Fe...Read More

International Olympic Committee Stops Payments To AIBA

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Wednesday said it would not make any payments to the international boxing federation AIBA until problems over governance and finances are sorted out. AIBA ...Read More

AIBA, Wu Reach Agreement - Wu To Step Down From His Post

International Boxing Association (AIBA) and Mr Ching-Kuo Wu announced today that they have amicably agreed to resolve the management issues within AIBA and to withdraw and terminate all related pendin...Read More

News: Alejandro Luna-Bryant Cruz, UK vs. Africa Competition

Uprising Promotions featherweight Angel “El Gato” Luna (11-3-1, 6 KOs) will go north in weight to battle Bryant “Pee Wee” Cruz (17-2, 8 KOs) at 135 pounds, with the bout occurring this Saturday at Res...Read More

News: AIBA in Sudan, Fight Night Promotions, Selina Barrios

The Year of Africa has completed the latest stop on its journey around the great continent, hosting five courses over three weeks with the participation of ten Arabic-speaking countries. More than 150...Read More

Team GB's Muhammad Ali Fails Drugs Test, Suspended

Muhammad Ali is facing a long ban after testing positive for a steroid in April. The sport's international federation AIBA has confirmed that the Team GB fighter tested positive during a World Series ...Read More