IBA vs. IOC

IOC Talks with World Boxing to Save Boxing as Olympic Sport

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held its first formal meeting with World Boxing, the newly-established federation that seeks to preserve boxing’s place at the...

IBA Lashes Out at World Boxing in Attempt to Stay Relevant

The embattled International Boxing Association (IBA), having been removed from the Olympic family by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has now lashed out at its...

IOC Sets 2025 Deadline for New Boxing Body to Keep the Sport at Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it would like to appoint a new federation partner to facilitate the administration of boxing at the Olympic...

Court Upholds IOC Ruling to Remove IBA from Olympic Family

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has upheld the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decision to remove the embattled International Boxing Association (IBA) from the Olympic...

IBA President Kremlev Ignores Concerns, Accuses Olympics of “Extortion”

The failure of Umar Kremlev’s leadership of the International Boxing Federation (IBA) is painfully visible to the boxing family, especially with the prospect of the...

Boxing on the Brink for Paris 2024

The International Olympic Committee has raised the very real prospect of boxing being excluded from the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, saying the Russian-led International...

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...

The Times’ ‘Confession’ by Ho Kim Raises Questions for Kremlev’s IBA

The extraordinary confession by long-time hustler Ho Kim to The Times newspaper shines a welcome light on the shady workings of international sporting organisations – with...

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...

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...
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