AIBA reforms push to secure boxing's Olympic future; polls in 2022, liaison officer to work with IOC
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), suspended AIBA in 2019 and conducted the Tokyo Olympics boxing event through a task force
Lovlina Borgohain's direct selection for world championships had become a major controversy after it was opposed by national gold-winner Arundhati Choudhary, who has taken the matter to Delhi High Court.
The Women's World Championships were tentatively planned from 4 to 18 December in Istanbul. Turkey has been logging cases in excess of 25,000 regularly.
The decision to postpone the championships could be announced anytime this week. The tournament was tentatively planned from 4-18 December in Istanbul
Thapa will square off against Turkey's Kerem Oezmen in the quarterfinals on Tuesday night.
While Akash staved off a stiff challenge from Puerto Rico's Caleb Tirado to clinch it 5-0, Narender pummelled a heavily distracted and mostly sluggish Jakhon Qurbonov of Tajikistan, stopping him in the second round itself.
AIBA received 34 nominations from five confederations, of which 27 were found to be eligible by its ethics committee.
In a statement, AIBA said it has been handed the first phase report of the McLaren Global Sport Solutions' independent investigation into boxing while promising more transparency going forward starting with the upcoming World Championships in Serbia
India will be represented by a full-strength 13-strong squad at the boxing World Championships.
In a letter addressed to AIBA President Umar Kremlev, IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper said the Olympic body's Executive Board has asked him and its Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer to "follow up" on the situation.
International Boxing Association finally debt-free after years of mismanagement, announces president
According to the AIBA, debt had at one stage exceeded 20 million dollars, and the organisation was on the verge of default.
For as long as boxing has been in the modern Games, fighters and fans have complained about it. Every attempt to improve the judging and officiating has been undone by another round of missteps.
Haryana's Gitika dominated Zala from Gujarat with some heavy blows right from the start and the referee declared the former as the winner with the RSC (referee stopped contest) verdict in the first round.
International Boxing Association adds new weight categories; three to men's and two to women's competition
Men's weight categories will increase from 10 to 13, whilst the women's categories will move from 10 to 12.
AIBA appoints agency to investigate allegations of unfair refereeing and judging at 2016 Rio Olympics
The report on the first stage of the investigation is expected to be released by McLaren Global Sport Solutions at the end of August 2021.
Sakshi had prevailed 3-2 in the regulation bout but the decision was challenged by the Kazakh team and eventually overturned.
International Boxing Association declares itself debt-free, announces investigation into judging corruption
AIBA said that the investigation will "notably be around the Rio 2016 Olympic Games boxing tournament", where referees were accused of not judging fairly.
The AIBA head called for honesty and transparency and promised to support referees and judges against any unfounded allegations.
The event was to be held in India originally but the country lost the hosting rights after failing to pay the host fee last year. An irate AIBA then awarded the competition to Serbia.
AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships: Six Indian boxers claim gold medals with dominant performances
While Gitika prevailed 5-0 over Poland's Natalia Kuczewska, Babyrojisana defeated Valeriia Linkova of Russia by a similar margin after a close opening round.