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The IBA was suspended by the IOC in 2019 for multiple corruption scandals, meaning boxing risks disappearing as an Olympic sport after Paris 2024.
IOC and IOA had called for a joint meeting on Tuesday “in order to agree on a constructive solution and establish a roadmap leading to the elections of IOA”.
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).
The executive board of the IOC, which made in Lausanne on Thursday, also decided not to recognise any "acting/interim president" after Narinder Batra's ouster as Indian Olymic Association president and said it will deal with secretary general Rajeev Mehta as the main point of contact
The IOC said it was needed to "protect the integrity of global sports competitions and for the safety of all the participants".
After sports bodies had spent Thursday condemning the invasion, on Friday some transformed their words into actions.
"The IOC EB (executive board) today urges all international sports federations to relocate or cancel their sports events currently planned in Russia or Belarus," read the International Olympic Committee statement.
Just as ‘truce’ doesn’t have the same meaning for the outside world as for Mao’s children, ‘pacification’ for the Great Helmsman in the 1950s was not what we usually understand
India last hosted the IOC Session in 1983. This time Mumbai received 99% votes in its favour to host the IOC meeting.
Sportspersons from across the country, Olympic or non-Olympic, hailed the development.
'Significant development': IOC member Nita Ambani hails decision to award Mumbai IOC session in 2023
India will be hosting this prestigious IOC session for the first time since 1983.
An IOC session is the annual meeting of the members of the IOC, comprising 101 voting members and 45 honorary members.
Beijing Winter Olympics 2022: Kamila Valieva treatment by entourage was ‘chilling’, says IOC president Thomas Bach
Thomas Bach said he was "very disturbed" to see 15-year-old Kamila Valieva's performance, having been controversially cleared to compete despite failing a drugs test in December.
Russia's Kamila Valieva came a disappointing fourth in Olympics women's single event, after more than a week of intense scrutiny over a failed doping test. Her Olympics is over — but the saga is not.
The International Olympic Committee said that if Valieva finished in the top three, it will not hold a medal ceremony until the doping issue was resolved.
Just what is the Olympic Truce? And what role does it have to play on the rickety stage of international affairs?
The IOC knows that Beijing has locked up hundreds of thousands of minority Uighur Muslims, those critics say, and arrested countless people who dared voice criticism of the government.
An Olympic rule and warnings from the Chinese government have made it risky for athletes to speak out at these Games.
Skateboarding, surfing and sports climbing have officially been added to the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.
In September 2021, the International Olympic Committee suspended North Korea through 2022 for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Summer Games, citing the pandemic.