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:…

Opening Ceremony Gets 2017 AIBA World Championships Underway…

Opening Ceremony gets 2017 AIBA World Championships underway after Official Draw reveals line-ups for the 243 boxers going for glory in Hamburg The Opening Ceremony at Hamburg’s Town Hall officially began the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships on Thursday evening, after the Official Draw had earlier revealed the potential medal routes of the 243 confirmed…

AIBA signs MOU with the ISF to develop School Sports and education…

AIBA signs MOU with the ISF to develop School Sports and education of young people through the positive values of boxing On the eve of the 29th Summer Universiade, AIBA and the International School Sport Federation (ISF) have today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in Taipei, committing to the joint exploration of boxing as…

AIBA’S Year of Africa Project Reaches Zambia…

Year of Africa reaches Zambia for next stage of AIBA’s ground-breaking Legacy Project to help elevate African boxing Following a hugely successful three weeks in South Africa, the Year of Africa Truck rolls into Zambia on Friday 14 July for ten days of activities, courses and events to help inspire and educate the continent’s boxing…

AIBA’S Year of Africa Arrives In South Africa…

Year of Africa arrives in South Africa as country works to unleash its boxing potential with wide-reaching educational programmes ​ With forty of Africa’s top boxers now qualified for the 2017 AIBA World Championships following last month’s AFBC Continental tournament in Brazzaville, AIBA’s Year of Africa legacy project continues its journey across the continent promoting…