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IOC Still Has Significant Concern With AIBA

The International Olympic Committee confirmed that it had sent a letter to National Olympic Committees expressing “concern” with recent claims made by boxing’s troubled governing body AIBA. The letter...Read More

AIBA Wait For Word From IOC Regarding 2020 Olympic Games

The AIBA said on Wednesday that it had been left in the dark by the IOC following the launch of a probe into amateur boxing's troubled governing body that has put qualifying for the sport's 2020 Olymp...Read More

AIBA Continue To Work on Tournament For 2020 Olympics

The organisers of Tokyo's 2020 Olympics said Saturday they would continue working to stage a boxing tournament at the games despite a freeze by the International Olympic Committee. On Friday, the IOC ...Read More

News: Pedro Diaz Warns Hrgovic; Jai Opetaia Update, AIBA; More

Pedro Diaz has warned Filip Hrgovi? (6-0, 5 KOs) not to underestimate his opponent Ytalo Perea (11-3-2, 7 KOs) ahead of their WBC International Heavyweight title clash on December 8 at the KC Dražen P...Read More

IOC Officials Will Weigh Boxing's Olympic Future in Coming Days

Top IOC officials will from Friday weigh the future of boxing as an Olympic event at a meeting in Tokyo expected to be dominated by concerns over the sport's governance. The International Olympic Comm...Read More

Wladimir Klitschko Worried About The Future of Olympic Boxing

Former WBA, IBO, IBF, WBO heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko has outlined his concerns about the uncertain future of boxing at the Olympic Games. Boxing has been part of every Games since 1...Read More

AIBA Prez Says They Are 100% Compliant With Anti-Doping Rules

Controversial newly-elected amateur boxing chief Gafur Rakhimov Wednesday said the Olympic-threatened sport was now "100 percent compliant with anti-doping" rules. And addressing a press conference in...Read More

AIBA Submits Reports TO IOC With Olympic Future at Stake

The International Boxing Association is counting on a crucial report being submitted to the International Olympic Committee on Monday to lift the threat over its inclusion at Tokyo 2020 and beyond. Bo...Read More

IOC Has Numerous Concerns With AIBA, Not Just The President

The election of an Uzbek businessman accused of ties to organized crime as president of AIBA isn't the IOC's only problem with the amateur boxing association. Gafur Rakhimov, who is on a U.S. Treasury...Read More

WBA Opens Office in Switzerland, To Work Closely With IOC

The president of the World Boxing Association (WBA), Gilberto Jesus Mendoza, issued a second letter that delves into the plan presented last June called “The Return of Boxing”, which seeks to rescue t...Read More

Felix Savon in Jail, Allegations of Sexual Assault of a Minor

According to numerous publications in Cuba, highly regarded boxing great Felix Savon - a three time Olympic champion - is behind bars on the island, after being accused of raping a minor. One of the r...Read More

Rakhimov Elected AIBA President Despite IOC Ejection Fears

Controversial Uzbek businessman Gafur Rakhimov was elected president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Saturday despite fears that his appointment could lead to the sport's ejection fr...Read More

Frank Warren: A Disaster For Our Sport if Olympics Drop Boxing

BOXING getting kicked out of the Olympics would be a disaster for the sport. But it is about time the amateur side of the business cleaned up its act. For too long now bad decisions and political in-f...Read More

CAS Backs Konakbayev Appeal To Run For AIBA Preisdent

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Tuesday (Oct 30) upheld an appeal by hopeful Serik Konakbayev against his exclusion from next month's vote to elect the new president of international boxin...Read More

George Foreman Pleads With IOC To Keep Boxing in Olympics

An appeal straight from the heart coming right from one of the biggest most thunderous punchers of all time…none other than “Big” George Foreman, directly to the IOC to retain amateur boxing in the ...Read More

AIBA's Interim-President Denies Any "Criminal Involvement"

Gafur Rakhimov, the interim president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), whose sport has been threatened with expulsion from the Olympics, has told AFP he has “never been involved in tran...Read More

AIBA Bans Ex-Prez For Life With Olympic Future at Stake

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has slapped a life ban on its former boss for “gross negligence and financial mismanagement” as the crisis-wracked sport’s Olympic future comes under the sp...Read More

AIBA Aims To Make Changes To Keep Boxing in The Olympics

The International Boxing Association says it is embarking on a "cultural change" to prevent the sport being thrown out of the Olympics, as one Asian boxing chief warned "the clock is ticking". The Asi...Read More

AIBA To Introduce Judging Protests After Turmoil at Asian Games

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) will introduce a right of protest against controversial judging "to ensure fair play" and prevent a repeat of ugly scenes that marred the Asian Games....Read More

News: Rudy Puga Update, AIBA Tourney Winners, Bradley Rea

Puga, who last fought in April of 2017, was recently released from Roc Nation Sports, after a short stint with Top Rank early in his career. The hard-hitting middleweight is looking to get back on the...Read More