Boxing

Indian boxers facing new ban after IOA refuse to recognise AIBA-sanctioned body

By Daniel Etchells

The governance of boxing in India is divided ©Getty ImagesIndia is facing a resumption of its ban from international boxing after the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) rejected Boxing India's application for national federation recognition, instead backing the controversial Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF).

Devi "relieved" after handed year suspension rather than life ban

By Nick Butler

Indian boxer Sarita Devi has issued a second apology to AIBA for refusing to accept her bronze medal at the Asian Games ©Getty ImagesIndia's Sarita Devi has been handed a one-year ban by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) following her outburst on the medals podium at the Asian Games in Incheon.

England Boxing and Schools Amateur Boxing Association join forces to boost school boxing

By Emily Goddard

England Boxing and the Schools Amateur Boxing Association have joined forces to boost boxing participation in schools ©England BoxingEngland Boxing and the Schools Amateur Boxing Association (SABA) have joined forces in a move to increase the number of schools offering a child-friendly, non-contact version of the sport across the country.

Tendulkar goes into bat for disgraced Indian women's boxer

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Tendulkar has urged the Indian Sports Minister to support boxer Sarita Devil ©FacebookCricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has met with Indian Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal in New Delhi to discuss the future of Sarita Devi and urge the nation to support the boxer fighting for her future. 

Taylor takes fifth straight Women's World Boxing Championships title as Bylon earns shock gold for Panama

By Paul Osborne

Katie Taylor won her fifth consecutive world title with victory in Jeju ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallist Katie Taylor made history in South Korea today as she secured a fifth straight Women's World Boxing Championships title at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

Olympic gold medallists make for star studded Women's World Boxing Championships finals

By Emily Goddard

Katie Taylor is through to the 60kg final at the Women's World Boxing Championships ©Getty ImagesOlympic gold medallists Katie Taylor and Claressa Shields are both through to their respective finals of the Women's World Boxing Championships at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

Panama secures first ever medal at Women's World Boxing Championships

By Paul Osborne

Semi-finallists have been decided for the AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships ©AIBAAtheyna Bylon has secured Panama's first ever medal in an International Boxing Association (AIBA) competition after she progressed to the semi-final of the Women's World Championships with victory over Guluzar Kazar at at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.

"Every effort should be made" to ensure boxer Devi is pardoned, claims cricket superstar

By Paul Osborne

Sachin Tendulkar has come out in support of disgraced Indian boxer Sarita Devi ©Getty ImagesCricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, India's best known sportsman, has come out in support of disgraced boxer Sarita Devi and urged Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal to ensure her career is not terminated prematurely.

Russia continues domination at Women's World Boxing Championships

By Emily Goddard

Sofya Ochigava is gearing up to face London 2012 Olympic champion Katie Taylor in the Women's World Boxing Championships quarterfinals ©Getty ImagesRussia will have 10 boxers fighting in the quarter-finals of the Women's World Boxing Championships after the nation continued its domination at the Halla Gymnasium in Jeju City.
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