Boxing

Indian Boxing officials plead for Devi reinstatement following crisis meeting

By Gary Anderson

Indian boxer Sarita Devi (right) has issued a second apology to AIBA for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesBoxing India has called on the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to lift its ban on Sarita Devi to allow her to compete at next month's World Championships while the athlete herself has submitted a second written apology to the governing body following high-level crisis talks in New Delhi.

Home favourite lives up to billing as Olympic medallists fall in AIBA Pro Boxing action

By Gary Anderson

Armen Zakaryan of Russia delivered on his favourite tag with victory over Ukrainian rival Vyacheslav Kyslytsyn in the AIBA Pro Boxing competition ©AIBA Pro BoxingRussian number one seed Armen Zakaryan lived up to his billing as pre-tournament favourite he earned an impressive win in Novosibirsk on a night that saw two Olympic medallists fail to progress in the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing competition.

Kenyan knocks out top seeded welterweight in AIBA Pro Boxing pre-ranking phase

By Daniel Etchells

Austria's Marcos Nader, the number one seed, was knocked out by Kenya's Rayton Nduku Okwiri ©AIBA Pro BoxingKenyan welterweight Rayton Nduku Okwiri registered a surprise knockout victory against Austria's Marcos Nader as the pre-ranking phase of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing competition continued at the Sarhadchi Complex in Baku.

Indian Olympic Association President to hold crisis talks over suspension of boxer

By Gary Anderson

IOA President N. Ramachandran has been asked to try and resolve the row over suspended boxer Sarita Devi ©Getty ImagesIndian Olympic Association (IOA) President N. Ramachandran is set to discuss the suspension of boxer Sarita Devi with officials from the country's Sports Ministry next week.

Big hitters out in force across Europe as AIBA Pro Boxing launched

By Gary Anderson

The inaugural AIBA Pro Boxing tournament has got underway with big-hitting action across four European cities ©AIBA Pro BoxingThe inaugural International Boxing Association (AIBA) Pro Boxing competition got underway with bouts taking place across four European capital cities in the super heavyweight, heavyweight, light heavyweight and lightweight divisions respectively.

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.
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