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Boxing Federation of India to hold elections on 18 December
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Boxing Federation of India to hold elections on 18 December

The BFI is currently led by Ajay Singh, owner of airline company Spicejet. He took charge in 2016 following elections conducted under the supervision of the International Boxing Association.

Decision taken in haste: BFI on AIBA taking 2021 men's world championship's hosting rights away from India
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Decision taken in haste: BFI on AIBA taking 2021 men's world championship's hosting rights away from India

In a statement on Monday night, AIBA handed over the championship, originally allotted to India in 2017, to Serbian capital Belgrade.

India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee
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India loses hosting rights for 2021 Men's World Boxing Championship to Serbia as AIBA alleges non-payment of host fee

The Boxing Federation of India acknowledged the delay 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

Tokyo Olympics 2020: AIBA should have its suspension lifted before Games take place in 2021, says official
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: AIBA should have its suspension lifted before Games take place in 2021, says official

Amateur boxing’s international governing body (AIBA) should be able to complete its reforms and have its suspension lifted before the Tokyo Games are held in 2021, a Russian boxing official who also holds a position at AIBA said on Wednesday.

Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: MC Mary Kom questions rationale behind 'protest rule' following semi-final exit
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Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: MC Mary Kom questions rationale behind 'protest rule' following semi-final exit

After Mary Kom lost her semi-finals bout 1-4 to Busenaz Cakiroglu of Turkey, India lodged a protest but it was turned down by the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) technical committee.

Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Sarita Devi bows out with loss to Natalia Shadrina, India endure winless day
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Women's World Boxing Championships 2019: Sarita Devi bows out with loss to Natalia Shadrina, India endure winless day

Former champion L Sarita Devi (60kg) was on Sunday knocked out of the World Women's Boxing Championships after being upstaged by Russia's Natalia Shadrina in the round of 32.

German amateur featherweight champion boxer Zeina Nassar's fight to wear headscarf in the ring
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German amateur featherweight champion boxer Zeina Nassar's fight to wear headscarf in the ring

Zeina Nassar, 21, who discovered female boxing by watching online videos as a teenager, is a German amateur featherweight champion and dares to dream of Olympic glory.

World Boxing Championships 2019: Duryodhan Singh Negi advances to Round 2 as India continue unbeaten run
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World Boxing Championships 2019: Duryodhan Singh Negi advances to Round 2 as India continue unbeaten run

Duryodhan Singh Negi (69kg), Manish Kaushik (63kg) and Brijesh Yadav (81kg) entered the second round with wins. They join India's Amit Panghal (52kg), Kavinder Singh Bisht (57kg) and Ashish Kumar (75kg) got first-round byes.

World Boxing Championship: Manish Kaushik eases past Kyrgyzstan's Uulu Argen Kadyrbek to enter second round in 63 kg category
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World Boxing Championship: Manish Kaushik eases past Kyrgyzstan's Uulu Argen Kadyrbek to enter second round in 63 kg category

Kaushik prevailed 5-0 in the thoroughly lopsided opening-round bout. He will next face the Netherland's Enrico Lacruz.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: BFI Executive Director RK Sacheti invited by IOC to advise on planning for boxing qualifiers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: BFI Executive Director RK Sacheti invited by IOC to advise on planning for boxing qualifiers

The IOC took control of the conduct of the Olympic Qualifiers owing to a long-standing administrative mess in the International Boxing Association (AIBA)

World Boxing Championships: Indian boxers spend first day sparring with Argentines with no competitive bouts on schedule
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World Boxing Championships: Indian boxers spend first day sparring with Argentines with no competitive bouts on schedule

India will open the World Boxing Championships campaign on Tuesday with Brijesh Yadav (81kg) taking on Poland's Maleusz Goinski.

World Boxing Championships: No Olympic berths up for grabs but Indian boxers aim to improve medal record at event
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World Boxing Championships: No Olympic berths up for grabs but Indian boxers aim to improve medal record at event

World Boxing Championships was stripped of Olympic qualifier status after the IOC lost patience with the long-standing administrative mess in the AIBA and took control of the entire process, which will now start next year.

Boxing Federation of India to follow AIBA's footsteps, allows professional boxers to compete in amateur tournaments
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Boxing Federation of India to follow AIBA's footsteps, allows professional boxers to compete in amateur tournaments

The AIBA allowed professional boxers to compete in the Olympics months before the 2016 edition in Rio de Janeiro and even organised a qualifying tournament for them.

Former boxing world champion L Sarita Devi in running for place in AIBA's athletes' commission
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Former boxing world champion L Sarita Devi in running for place in AIBA's athletes' commission

L Sarita Devi is an eight-time Asian Championships medallist – five of them gold – and is currently an athletes representative in the executive committee of the Boxing Federation of India

Asiad 2018 gold medallist Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa among Indian boxers affected as AIBA rejigs Olympic divisions
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Asiad 2018 gold medallist Amit Panghal, Shiva Thapa among Indian boxers affected as AIBA rejigs Olympic divisions

Some 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.

AIBA could shift 2021 men's boxing World Championship out of India after recent IOC sanctions
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AIBA could shift 2021 men's boxing World Championship out of India after recent IOC sanctions

The 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

2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers say they are working to stage boxing tournament at Games despite freeze by IOC
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2020 Tokyo Olympics organisers say they are working to stage boxing tournament at Games despite freeze by IOC

Boxing 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.

AIBA set to introduce 'protest system' for coaches and boxers at next year's men's world championships
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AIBA set to introduce 'protest system' for coaches and boxers at next year's men's world championships

The 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.

IOC to decide on boxing's Olympic future in Tokyo after controversial Gafur Rakhimov's election as AIBA president
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IOC to decide on boxing's Olympic future in Tokyo after controversial Gafur Rakhimov's election as AIBA president

The 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.