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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...

Former Champion Wladimir Klitschko Calls on IOC to Isolate Russian Sport

Ukrainian former world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko has added to the pressure on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as it meets this week. He called on...

IBA’s New Qualification System will Pit Boxers of Different Weights Against Each Other in Olympics

The boxing tournament at the 2024 Paris Games could see boxers from two different traditional weight divisions competing against each other, under the new qualification...

GB Boxing Launches Pro Group to Target Paris 2024

GB Boxing has launched Podium2Pro, a new professional group of three boxers, with Olympic medallists Lauren Price and Karriss Artingstall the first to sign up. The two...

Paris Olympics is Considering Parc des Expositions for Boxing

Media reports suggest that boxing is being considered by the organisers of the Paris Olympics to replace basketball at Hall Six of the Parc...

IOC Announces Gender Parity for Boxers in Paris 2024

For the first time at any Olympics, there will be an equal number of male and female boxers – 124 – at the Paris...

Olympic Powerhouse Cuba Allows its Boxers to Fight Professionally After 60 Years

Cuban boxers hold a staggering 80 World and 41 Olympic titles. Yet for the past six decades participation in professional sport was barred by the...

Why is There So Much Drama in Olympic Boxing?

Mourad Aliev at Tokyo 2021 (The Associated Press) The sport now is essentially defined by images of outraged boxers protesting their perceived injustices. Greg Beacham, AP...
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