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AIBA says boxers 'in limbo' as IOC inquiry continues

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has launched an inquiry into the finances and governance of AIBA, which has been in turmoil for years, and warned that it could miss out on Tokyo next year.

AIBA president Gafur Rahimov resigns four months after election

Rahimov was elected in November despite being on the U.S. Treasury Department's sanctions list "for providing material support" to a criminal organization, a claim the Uzbek strongly denies.

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AIBA may move 2021 Men’s World Championship out of India

The Men's World Boxing Championship scheduled to be held at New Delhi in 2021, could become the biggest hosting casualty after the IOC rap on India for denying visas to Pakistani pistol shooters.

Boxing body approves religiously respectful women's uniform

The international boxing association says it has approved new uniforms for female boxers to wear for religious reasons.

Boxing faces breakaway threat ahead of 2020 Olympics

Amateur boxing faces a breakaway threat ahead of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo after its international federation elected a president accused of ties to organized crime

Explained: Why Mary Kom’s Olympic dream hinges on meeting in Tokyo

It made its Olympic debut in ancient Greece c. 688 BC and has been a staple at the Games since 1920, but boxing could be knocked out of the 2020 edition.

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Boxing will remain in Olympics: AIBA chief

The sport risks ejection from the Olympics after controversial Uzbek businessman Rakhimov was elected AIBA president this month.

Accept our olive branch: AIBA President Gafur Rakhimov to IOC 

Gafur Rakhimov was elected to the top post on Saturday despite warnings from the IOC that it would jeopardise boxing's future at the Olympics.

CAS clears candidate for amateur boxing federation election

The International Olympic Committee has warned AIBA it risks being barred from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if Gafur Rakhimov wins the election.

Date set for court verdict in Olympic boxing presidency case   

CAS says it also registered a separate appeal, by the Kazakhstan Boxing Federation, seeking to delay the election scheduled for November 3 in Moscow.

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