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If IOC want to conduct Olympic qualifiers, they should ask us: IBA president Umar Kremlev
The world body declared that the upcoming IBA-run women and men's World Championships in New Delhi and Tashkent respectively will be the "main qualification events".
Boxing’s inclusion beyond 2024 Olympics doubtful as controversial Umar Kremlev remains IBA chief
International Boxing Association (IBA) extraordinary congress sees delegates votes in 106 out of a possible 155 in favour of no presidential election while allowing Umar Kremlev to continue as the chief. The decision could force a ban on the body by International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Olympic medallist Lovlina Borgohain elected as IBA Athletes Committee chairperson
Borgohain received the highest number of votes during the election held at the 2022 Women's World Championships.
AIBA rebrands itself as IBA, eyes boxing's reinstatement in 2028 LA Olympics with reforms
Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon were all left off the initial list of sports for the 2028 Los Angeles Games last week and were asked to make changes by the IOC
Afghan national boxing team on the ropes after fleeing Taliban rule
Even amid the relentless bustle, their new life in Serbia is an island of stability compared to the chaos back home
Trials 'all but certain' for Indian women boxers with world championships pushed to March 2022
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.
AIBA World Boxing Championships to allow spectators
India will be represented by a full-strength 13-strong squad at the boxing World Championships.
International Boxing Association announces hefty prize money for world championship medal winners
AIBA announced a USD 2.6 million prize fund for next month's world championships.
International Olympic Committee restates 'deepest concerns' over boxing's place in future Games
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.
Men’s National Boxing Championships: World Championships spots up for grab in tournament
With the participation of 35 States/UT Units and Boards and close to 400 boxers, the championships will be played as per the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) revised weight divisions, increased from 10 to 13.
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.
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.
Asian Boxing Championships: Sakshi Choudhary loses final spot on bout review
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.
International Boxing Association appoints former Olympic champion Istvan Kovacs as secretary general
Istvan Kovacs, who hails from Hungary, was the bantamweight Olympic champion in the 1996 Atlanta Games.
Mary Kom selected as chairperson of AIBA's champions and veterans committee
The 37-year-old 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist was named for the position after voting by the AIBA's board of directors.
Ajay Singh re-elected president of Boxing Federation of India, says Asian Championship to be held in April or May
Singh, also the chairman of Spicejet airlines, prevailed 37-27 in the elections held at a Gurugram hotel for a fresh four-year term. He will have a new secretary-general by his side in Assam's Hemanta Kumar Kalita.
Boxing Federation of India to hold much-delayed elections on 3 February
The process has been due since September last year but postponed twice citing the COVID-19 pandemic. The delay eventually led to the Uttar Pradesh Amateur Boxing Association seeking Delhi High Court's intervention in the matter.
Russia's Umar Kremlev defies Olympic concern to be elected International Boxing Association president
The governing body, known as AIBA, said Kremlev won more than 57% of the vote in a five-candidate contest involving 155 national federations.
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.