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AIBA acted in haste, says BFI after India loses 2021 men's World C'ship hosting rights

April 29, 2020 12:41 pm

In a statement on Monday night, AIBA handed over the championship, originally allotted to India in 2017, to Serbian capital Belgrade. The BFI acknowledged the delay in payment but blamed it on "procedural complications" arising out of the AIBA's failure to resolve "issues" with regards to the account in which the money was to be transferred.

India loses hosting rights of 2021 Men's World Boxing Championships

April 28, 2020 9:36 pm

The 2021 Men's World Boxing Championships, which would have happened for the first time in India, will now be held in the Serbian city of Belgrade.

AIBA ban can take away champions of future: Tyson Fury

October 26, 2019 7:26 pm

Tyson Fury believes International Olympic Committee's decision to ban AIBA will have a massive impact on amateur and professional boxing, saying it can potentially take away champions of the future from the sport.

AIBA Women’s World's campaign delivers 4 medals, and points to dwell on

October 16, 2019 12:55 am

Head coach Mohammad Ali Qamar broke down the good and the bad of the campaign in Russia during Tuesday's felicitation ceremony.

Controversy after Mary, Lovlina lose, AIBA rejects India’s review appeals

October 13, 2019 4:44 am

Rules tweaked on the fly and insufficient explanations are par for course for AIBA, boxing’s governing body which has been stripped of its right to host the Olympic boxing tournament in Tokyo next year.

AIBA amends bylaw to keep Gafur Rakhimov out of fresh Presidential elections

June 28, 2019 4:42 pm

International Olympic Committee on Wednesday stripped AIBA off the rights to conduct the 2020 Olympic Games' boxing competition, completely revising the qualification process as well.

Stripped of Olympic status, AIBA calls new elections

June 28, 2019 9:55 am

The IOC has cut AIBA out of any share of Tokyo Olympic revenues and devalued the 2019 world championships in Russia by removing their status as Olympic qualifiers.

IOC decision to strip AIBA right to conduct boxing in Olympics shocks Shiva Thapa, Amit Panghal sees advantage

May 23, 2019 8:06 pm

Indian pugilists on Thursday gave a mixed reaction to the International Olympic Committee's recommendation to bar AIBA, the world governing body of amateur boxing, from organising the event at the Tokyo Olympics next year.

IOC recommends boxing keep its place in Tokyo Olympics but not under AIBA

May 22, 2019 11:17 pm

Boxing should keep its place at next year's Olympic Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport's amateur version, should be suspended, the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) executive board recommended on Wednesday. 

AIBA says boxers 'in limbo' as IOC inquiry continues

March 29, 2019 9:04 am

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.