IABF

  • Sports Ministry derecognises Indian Boxing Federation 01-04-2014 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Livid with the suspended Indian Amateur Boxing Federation's refusal to comply with its directives, the Sports Ministry on Tuesday derecognised the IABF with immediate effect. It comes as another massive jolt to the IABF, which has already been terminated by its international parent body, AIBA. "The matter has...
  • Defiant IABF plans Nationals, AIBA says won't recognise 12-03-2014 04:50 PM

    New Delhi: Terminated and humiliated they might be, but officials of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation are planning to conduct the National Championships for youth (men) and senior women even as the International Boxing Association made it clear that such a move won't get its approval. The faction, which is...
  • International Boxing Association terminates India for damaging sport 04-03-2014 11:34 PM

    Indian boxing has been plunged into chaos with the International Boxing Association terminating the membership of the IABF. ...
  • International Boxing Association terminates India for damaging sport 04-03-2014 10:40 AM

    Lausanne: Furious with the current logjam in the suspended Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF), the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has terminated the IABF from its fold stating that the current set of office-bearers are "damaging the image, reputation and interest" of the sport. In a tersely-worded statement, the AIBA said...
  • IABF ignores Vijender Singh for representing India in international events 06-04-2013 02:34 PM

    New Delhi: Beijing Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, allegedly involved in a drug scandal, will not be considered for selection for two upcoming international events for missing the trials. The beleaguered Indian boxer, who has been accused by the Punjab Police of consuming heroin, missed the two-day boxing trials in...
  • AIBA allows Indian boxers to compete but bars officials 13-12-2012 01:29 PM

    New Delhi: The International Boxing Association has allowed India's youth pugilists to compete in a tournament in Azerbaijan but has barred the officials from accompanying the boys, insisting that it does not recognise the Secretary General or any other office-bearer of the suspended federation. The Boxing Federation of Azerbaijan has...
  • Confusion in IABF over who deals with AIBA 12-12-2012 04:28 PM

    New Delhi: The re-election and constitutional amendments that would get the provisional suspension on the Indian Boxing Federation lifted have been left in a limbo as the world body is refusing to correspond with the new set of office-bearers, insisting on dealing with the old guard only. Suspended for "possible...
  • Administrators to blame for boxing body ban: Gaurav Kalra 11-12-2012 12:37 PM

    The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) has provisionally suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF). Where does that put our boxers? CNN-IBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. What will be the impact of the ban on Indian Amateur Boxing Federation on...
  • Sports Ministry of India derecognises IABF and AAI 07-12-2012 02:04 PM

    New Delhi: The union ministry of sports Friday derecognised the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) and the Archery Association of India (AAI) for manipulation in their election process. Justifying the decision, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh said AAI violated the Sports Code of India while the election process of the boxing...
  • IABF ready for re-election, says Abhay Singh Chautala 07-12-2012 01:07 PM

    New Delhi: Rattled by the International Boxing Association's decision to provisionally suspend the Indian Federation, Chairman Abhay Singh Chautala Friday said he was willing to step down from his post and the body was ready to hold a re-election to regain AIBA's affiliation. The International Boxing Association suspended the IABF...