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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

Mikey Garcia: To Drop Boxing From Olympics is Big Mistake

World Boxing Council lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (39-0, 30 KOs), who`s won championships in four weight divisions, is highlighting to the International Olympic Committee the essential and fundam...Read More

Olympic Boxing Still on The Ropes as Asian Games Begin

The ancient sport of boxing finds itself on the ropes like never before as the bell sounds to start the Asian Games tournament in Jakarta on Friday. The noble art was one of six original sports in the...Read More

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