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

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

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.

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

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

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

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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