Boxing

Adams pulls out of Women's Boxing World Championships to have shoulder operation

By Zjan Shirinian

Nicola Adams is set to be out of the ring for up to six months ©Getty ImagesOlympic champion Nicola Adams has pulled out of November's International Boxing Association Women's World Championships to have surgery on her shoulder.

Malawi Boxing Association to be investigated after international suspension from AIBA

By Gary Anderson

AIBA has suspended the Malawi Boxing Association over concerns about elections earlier this year ©Getty ImagesThe Malawi National Council of Sports is set to investigate the country's boxing federation after it was handed a suspension by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) over elections held last January.

New website launched by AIBA Pro Boxing

By Gary Anderson

AIBA Pro Boxing has launched a new website created by Skylab ©AIBAA new website developed by digital innovation company Skylab has been unveiled by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) ahead of the launch of its Pro Boxing competition in October.

Line-ups announced for WSB "Clash of the Titans" exhibition match in Astana

By Gary Anderson

Cuba and Azerbaijan have named their line-ups for the Clash of the Titans next month ©WSBThe 20 boxers that will take to the ring in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) "Clash of the Titans" exhibition match between the Cuba Domadores and Astana Arlans have been announced.

New ranking system announced by AIBA in boost to European Games

By Gary Anderson

AIBA has announced that ranking points will now be awarded at Continental Multi-Sport Games ©AFP/Getty ImagesRanking points for both men's and women's competitions will now be awarded for continental multi-sport Games, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced.

Last two winners of World Boxing Series to meet in exhibition "Clash of the Titans"

By Nick Butler

A titanic clash will open the next season of the World Series of Boxing ©WSBReigning World Series of Boxing (WSB) champions Cuba Domadores will face former winners Kazakhstan Astana Arlans in a "Clash of the Titans" contest in Astana in September, it has been announced.

Exclusive: Boxers will support decision to scrap headguards because it improves safety, claims AIBA President

By Nick Butler

CK's Wu's words follow several boxers sustaining cuts after fighting without headguards in Glasgow, including Northern Irishman Michael Conlon en route to his bantamweight gold medal ©Getty ImagesInternational Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK Wu has told insidethegames he does not believe it will be a major issue convincing people of the merits of scrapping headguards once it is realised the move will boost safety levels across the sport. 

UK Anti-Doping hands first lifetime ban to father of amateur boxer

By Zjan Shirinian

UK Anti-Doping has imposed its first lifetime ban on Philip Tinklin after charging him with three anti-doping rule violations ©UKADUK Anti-Doping (UKAD) has imposed its first lifetime ban to the father of a Welsh amateur boxer for a string of violations.

England close as boxing kings in Glasgow as history-maker Adams leads way

By Gary Anderson at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow

Nicola Adams kisses her medal afer becoming the first ever women's Commonwealth Games boxing champion ©Getty Images Nicola Adams won the historic first women's boxing gold medal at a Commonwealth Games after emerging with a split decision victory over Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh oon a day when five English fighters were crowned champions.
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