Boxing

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.

Indian boxer apologises for "emotional outburst" at medal ceremony

By Paul Osborne at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

Indian boxer Sarita Devi has apologised for her behaviour during Wednesday's medal ceremony ©AFP/Getty ImagesIndia's Sarita Devi has apologised to the International Boxing Association (AIBA) for refusing to accept her bronze medal during a medal ceremony here at the Asian Games.

Indian boxer faces disciplinary probe after refusing Asian Games medal following judging controversy

By Paul Osborne at the Main Press Centre in Incheon

India's Laishram Sarita Devi reacts after she refused to accept the bronze medal during the women's lightweight boxing medal ceremony ©AFP/Getty ImagesA disciplinary case has been opened by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) against India's Sarita Devi after she refused to wear her Asian Games bronze medal during today's awarding ceremony.

AIBA President Wu officially opens Boxing Academy in Kazakhstan

By Gary Anderson

AIBA President C K Wu officially opens the AIBA Boxing Academy in Kazakhstan ©AIBAPresident of the International Basketball Association (AIBA) C K Wu was on hand in the Talgar region of Kazakhstan to officially open a new Boxing Academy that will become the centre for the development of the sport.
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