Ching-Kuo Wu Steps Down As AIBA President…

International Boxing Association (AIBA) and Mr Ching-Kuo Wu announced today that they have amicably agreed to resolve the management issues within AIBA and to withdraw and terminate all related pending procedures before civil courts and AIBA Disciplinary Commission. Both parties agreed that at this stage there is no indication of any unethical behaviour by either…

AIBA’s Year of Africa legacy project nominated for Peace and Sport Award

AIBA is proud to announce that its inaugural legacy project the Year of Africa has been nominated for a 2017 Peace and Sport Award. With education at its heart, the year-long initiative has already brought new horizons for the region’s boxing by offering 4,835 course places and bringing about a 250% increase in Africa’s pool…

Amosun Congratulates Anthony Joshua

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has congratulated boxing superstar, Anthony Joshua, for successfully defending his IBF Heavyweight World title, by defeating Carlos Takam in the 10th round at the Principality Stadium in Cardiff. The governor, in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Otunba Dayo Adeneye, described the feat by…

30 Days To 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships in Guwahati

The 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championships will take place between 19-26 November in the eastern India city of Guwahati, with the tournament ready to shine a light on the next generation of talented young female boxers from around the world. While many of the 193 registered boxers from 39 countries will hope to…

AIBA Disciplinary Commission Takes Strong Stance After Critical Interference During 2017 African Continental Championships

Following an incident on 25 June 2017, during the AFBC African Boxing Continental Championships hosted by the Congolese Boxing Federation (Fecoboxe) in Brazzaville, Congo and in light of reports made by AIBA officials present at the tournament, the AIBA Disciplinary Commission has decided to exclude Fecoboxe from organising any AIBA competition for two years and…

Nine Nations Into Finals At 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships

…Nine nations into the Finals as ten bouts complete superb penultimate day at 2017 AIBA World Championships Friday’s ten Semi-Finals saw the gold-medal line-up completed for Saturday evening, with memorable bouts at Flyweight (52kg), Lightweight (60kg), Welterweight (69kg), Light Heavyweight (81kg) and Super Heavyweight (+91kg) ROUND ONE: On course for four? The ever-impressive Cuban duo…

2017 AIBA World Championships: Finalists Confirmed At Five Weights

Finalists confirmed at five weights after first day of World Championship Semi-Finals underlines the talent on show in Hamburg Thursday evening’s Light Flyweight (49kg), Bantamweight (56kg), Light Welterweight (64kg), Middleweight (75kg) and Heavyweight (91kg) bouts confirmed the first finalists who will go for gold in Hamburg on Saturday. THREE ROUNDS FROM DAY SIX: ROUND ONE:…