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Mar 07, 2019
Asiad 2018 gold medallist Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa among Indian boxers affected as AIBA rejigs Olympic divisionsSome of Indian boxing's most accomplished names such as Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa and Manish Kaushik will be moving to higher weight categories to sustain their Olympic dream as the sport's world body has scrapped their current divisions from the 2020 Tokyo Games.
Feb 27, 2019
AIBA could shift 2021 men's boxing World Championship out of India after recent IOC sanctionsThe International Boxing Association (AIBA) is considering moving the men's boxing world championship scheduled to be held in New Delhi in 2021 out of India
Dec 01, 2018
2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers say they are working to stage boxing tournament at Games despite freeze by IOCBoxing has an ancient Olympic tradition and has featured at every modern games since 1904, expect the 1912 Games in Stockholm because Swedish law at the time banned the sport.
Nov 29, 2018
AIBA set to introduce 'protest system' for coaches and boxers at next year's men's world championshipsThe International Boxing Association (AIBA) is set to introduce a "protest system" for coaches and boxers in next year's world championship for men, which will also be a qualifier for the 2020 Olympics.
Nov 28, 2018
IOC to decide on boxing's Olympic future in Tokyo after controversial Gafur Rakhimov's election as AIBA presidentThe IOC has been losing patience with boxing since a judging scandal at the Rio Games in 2016 when all 36 officials and referees were suspended amid allegations of bout-fixing.
Nov 20, 2018
Women's World Boxing Championships: AIBA withdraws Stanimira Petrova's accreditation after she accused judges of corruptionStanimira Petrova, a 54kg gold-medallist in the 2014 edition, accused the judges of corruption after losing her 57kg world championship pre-quarterfinal bout to India's Sonia Chahal
Nov 15, 2018
Firstpost Spodcast Episode 82: Kosovo's participation at the World Boxing Championships, AITA administrative changes and moreDonjeta Sadiku's participation at the Women's World Boxing Championships, AITA administrative changes — we discuss these stories and more on Episode 82 of Spodcast.
Nov 12, 2018
Tokyo Olympics 2020: AIBA's future hangs in balance as IOC assesses report on embattled president Gafur RakhimovGafur Rakhimov's election has caused consternation at the IOC with the 67-year-old linked to organised crime by the US Treasury Department, a charge he denies
Nov 05, 2018
Newly-elected AIBA President Gafur Rakhimov urges IOC to accept 'olive branch' in the name of OlympismGafur Rakhimov said the AIBA election during its Congress in Moscow last week was conducted in a transparent manner.
Nov 03, 2018
AIBA elects controversial Gafur Rakhimov as president putting boxing's Olympic future in jeopardyGafur Rakhimov won 86 of the 134 second-round votes in the ballot in Moscow to beat his only opponent, former boxer Serik Konakbayev of Kazakhstan.