Boxing

Morocco Atlas Lions latest franchise to sign up to World Series of Boxing

By Gary Anderson

The World Series of Boxing has announced the signing of the Moroccan Atlas Lions for Season V ©WSBThe Morocco Atlas Lions have been unveiled as the latest addition to Season V of the World Series of Boxing following an official signing ceremony in Casablanca.

Croatian boxer suspended for life after punching referee

By Paul Osborne

Croatian boxer Vido Loncar has been provisionally suspended for life after punching the referee at the European Youth Boxing Championships in Zagreb ©YoutubeCroatian boxer Vido Loncar has been provisionally suspended for life after punching the referee at the European Youth Boxing Championships in Zagreb, Croatia.

Indian boxer to miss World Championships after banned by AIBA for Incheon 2014 medal protest

By Paul Osborne

Sarita Devi has been provisonally suspended by the AIBA after refusing her medal at the Asian Games in Incheon ©Getty ImagesIndia's Sarita Devi has been provisionally suspended by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) after her protest on the medal podium at the Asian Games in Incheon last month, meaning she will miss next month's World Championships. 

Boxing Federation of Madagascar elects Rabarisoa new President

By Gary Anderson

Hery Mamy Rabarisoa is the new President of the Boxing Federation of Madagascar ©LexpressmadaHery Mamy Rabarisoa has been elected President of the Boxing Federation of Madagascar following elections in capital city Antananarivo.

New name and logo unveiled for Chinese World Series of Boxing franchise

By Gary Anderson

The China Dragons are one of four new franchises joining Season V of the World Series of Boxing ©WSBThe Chinese franchise set to return to the World Series of Boxing (WSB) will be known as the China Dragons after the new name and logo has been revealed ahead of Season V.

No concussions at Asian Games vindicates scrapping of headguards, claims AIBA

By Gary Anderson

There were no reports of concussion during boxing competition at the Asian Games where male fighters wore no headguards ©AFP/Getty ImagesThe International Boxing Association (AIBA) has claimed its decision to scrap the use of headguards has been further vindicated by no instances of concussion during the Asian Games.

OCA must resolve Asian Games boxing judging problems, claims Philippine Olympic Committee President

By Nick Butler

POC President Jose Cojuangco Jr believes action needs to be taken to resolve problems in the judging of boxing ©TwitterPhilippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Jose Cojuangco has called for the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to look into problems with the judging of boxing competitions, because, he claims, the current rules are setting a bad example to athletes.

Mongolia vow to "escalate" complaint into judging of Asian Games boxing

By Nick Butler

Mongolia are vowing to continue their protest following the contraversial defeat suffered by Tugstsogt Nyambayar ©FacebookMongolia are "escalating" their complaint into the officiating of the Asian Games boxing competition, Chef de Mission Badmaanyambuu Bat-Erdene has revealed, because "something is wrong with the rules".

AIBA provisionally suspends Tunisia after election fallout

By Daniel Etchells

Ahmed Mejri is one of the many Tunisian boxers who will feel the effects of the provisional suspension ©Getty ImagesThe Tunisian Boxing Federation (FTB) has been provisionally suspended the international competition after it failed to carry out elections.
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