Glasgow: Following a hugely popular debut at the London Olympics in August, women's boxing has been included in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the sports organisers said.
The Commonwealth Games Federation had made the decision at their general assembly meeting in Uganda shortly after the London Games, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said.
"This inclusion demonstrates the continued growth in popularity of women's boxing that I wish to continue promoting even further," AIBA president Dr Ching-Kuo Wu said in a statement.
"Women boxers have reached world-class levels over the last couple of years and the Commonwealth Games will be another opportunity for these athletes to showcase their talents."...more
11:44 AM, Oct 02, 2012