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End of the Olympic Road for IBA

So this is how the great Olympic Games tradition ends for the International Boxing Association (IBA). At a controversial Extraordinary Congress held in Yerevan, beset...

Olympics

IBA Dropped from Organising Boxing at Paris 2024

“Enough is enough,” according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It has stripped the International Boxing Association (IBA) of its right to organise boxing...

Commonwealth Games

Ghanaian Boxer Fails Anti-Doping Test at Birmingham 2022

Ghanaian boxer Shakul Samed has become the first athlete to fail an anti-doping test at Birmingham 2022. The 23-year-old light heavyweight had been due to...
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Indian Boxer Lovlina Borgohain’s Twitter Plea Gets Her Coach Accreditation for CWG

Olympic bronze medallist Lovlina Borgohain made a heartfelt plea on Twitter, calling for the "continuous harassment" of her coaches to end as it was affecting her...

Irish World Champions Not Yet Paid Prize Money by IBA

Ireland’s two world boxing champions Amy Broadhurst and Lisa O’Rourke have not yet received their prize money from the International Boxing Association (IBA), according to independent.ie, even...

IBA Announces Russian Ally Armenia as Venue for Election Re-Run

The embattled International Boxing Association (IBA) has announced Yerevan, Armenia’s capital, as the venue for its next Congress to be held in September. This follows the...

Two Weeks to Go for Birmingham 2022

With 14 days to go for the Commonwealth Games, national teams are in their final preparations, submitting the names of their boxers selected to...

NZ Medallist Nyika Misses Commonwealth Games with Hand Injury

Olympic bronze medallist David Nyika has been ruled out of Birmingham 2022 due to injury, according to the New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC). The 26-year-old sustained...

IBA’s Board of Directors Sticks its Head in the Sand

Faced with the stripping of the International Boxing Association (IBA) from organising boxing at Paris 2024, and with a court ruling against IBA for incorrectly disqualifying...

IBA Dropped from Organising Boxing at Paris 2024

“Enough is enough,” according to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). It has stripped the International Boxing Association (IBA) of its right to organise boxing...

Calls for IBA to Announce Fresh Election

After the landmark ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) last week against the International Boxing Association’s sham election in May, there are...

IBA’s Paid-for McLaren Report Delivers a Rosy Picture of Kremlev and Gazprom

The McLaren report is out on the embattled International Boxing Association (IBA). Despite its claim that this was an ‘independent investigation’ by Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren,...

CAS Victory for Van der Vorst Throws Kremlev’s ‘Re-election’ into Disarray

The controversial ‘re-election’ of Russian incumbent Umar Kremlev at the International Boxing Association (IBA) last month has been shown to be illegitimate, following a...

History of Boxing

The Women’s World Boxing Championships Completes 20 Years

With the Women’s World Championships 2022 starting on Sunday in Istanbul, we look back at the history of the biennial boxing competition, held since 2001...

Muhammad Ali Day: The Greatest’s 80th Birthday Celebrated

Muhammad Ali is widely considered the greatest boxer ever. Five years after he died at the age of 74, Ali’s birthday January 17 is celebrated as Muhammad...