Exclusive: GB Boxers set to fight at London 2012 Olympics without head coach McCracken in corner

By Tom Degun at SportAccord in London

Robert_McCracken_with_boxerApril 4 - Great Britain's top amateur boxers are facing a monumental blow to their London 2012 Olympic medal aspirations after the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) revealed that GB Boxing performance director Rob McCracken will not be allowed in the corner of his fighters during their bouts due to his professional relationship with WBC super-middleweight champion Carl Froch.

Paul King withdraws application to be chief executive of ABAE

By Duncan Mackay
British Sports Internet Writer of the Year

Paul King head and shoulders(1)March 4 - Paul King has withdrawn his application to become the permanent chief executive of the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) because of the fall-out from his unsuccessful campaign to challenge C K Wu for the Presidency of world boxing, it was announced today.

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