INTERNATIONAL BOXING ASSOCIATION

  • Boxers Pinki Rani, Monica Saun lose at Women's World Championships November 19, 2014

    Jeju (South Korea): Indian boxers Pinki Rani and Monica Saun lost in the preliminary round matches of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Women's World Championships here Wednesday. While the Asian Games bronze medallist Pinki lost 1-2 in a split decision to Russia's Saiana Sagataeva in the 51kg category, Monica (75kg) lost...
  • AIBA approves Boxing India as permanent member November 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Friday approved Boxing India (BI) as a permanent member of the world body during the quadrennial Congress being held in Jeju, South Korea. "We are extremely delighted to be unanimously accepted as the permanent member of AIBA, at the ongoing AIBA quadrennial Congress...
  • I am sorry, won't do it again: Boxer Sarita Devi to AIBA October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A remorseful L Sarita Devi has pleaded with the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to lift the provisional suspension imposed on her for refusing to accept her bronze medal in the Asiad, saying that she deeply regrets her outburst on the podium and would never repeat it. Sarita's participation in...
  • Boxing India requests AIBA to be lenient on Sarita Devi October 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Requesting the International Boxing Association to revoke the provisional suspension on L Sarita Devi, Boxing India President Sandeep Jajodia on Monday said her unconditional apology and her impeccable past disciplinary record would form the crux of her defence in front of the world body. Sarita has been provisionally suspended...
  • News 360: Toddler raped in Bangalore school, third child abuse incidence in the last 6 months October 22, 2014

    As the news about the alleged rape of a three-year-old in a private school in Bangalore spread, ruckus broke out on Wednesday morning outside the institution. Shocked parents gathered at the school premises seeking information about the unfateful incident. ...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Sarita Devi has offered ''unconditional apology'', says AIBA October 3, 2014

    Lausanne: Facing the prospect of a ban, Indian boxer L Sarita Devi on Friday offered an "unconditional apology" for refusing to accept her bronze medal during the Asian Games presentation ceremony, the International Boxing Association has said. In a statement issued, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has said that the boxer...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian boxers cleared to fight under tricolour September 16, 2014

    Mumbai: After giving provisional recognition to Boxing India, the sport's world body has now permitted Indian pugilists to take part in the Asian Games under the national tricolour. The move by International Boxing association (AIBA) also means the national anthem will be rendered during the medal ceremony when an Indian wins...
  • Boxing India gets AIBA backing, asked to join IOA September 16, 2014

    After granting provisional recognition to Boxing India, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has now asked the newlyelected body to apply for IOA membership while making it clear that it would no longer deal with the adhoc committee which had been appointed for the sport. "As of today, the Ad Hoc Committee...
  • AIBA grants provisional recognition to Boxing India September 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian boxing on Monday finally came out of an administrative exile after the International body AIBA gave provisional recognition to the newlyelected Boxing India, clearing the decks for the the country's pugilists' hasslefree participation in the upcoming Asian Games. "The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has granted Boxing India provisional...
  • IOA adhoc committee calls meeting, Boxing India fumes August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The administrative mess in Indian boxing is showing no signs of ending as of now but the Indian Olympic Association's adhoc committee, incharge of the sport right now, has called a meeting of the state associations to finalise the dates of the National Championship. But the meeting, set for...
  • Boxing India will conduct elections to comply with AIBA rules August 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Boxing India on Friday said it will conduct fresh elections on September 11 after being directed by the world governing body AIBA. "Boxing India has decided to call fresh elections for the posts of President, Secretary General, Treasurer, 10 Vice Presidents and 7 members of Executive Council of Boxing...
  • Indian boxing facing crisis of talent: Mohd Ali Qamar May 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Indian boxing is staring at a crisis of talent due to the ongoing international termination as it has severely damaged the domestic structure which throws up new pugilists, feels the country's first Commonwealth Games goldmedallist and national selector Mohammad Ali Qamar. Speaking to PTI here on the sidelines of...
  • International Boxing Association terminates India for damaging sport March 4, 2014

    Indian boxing has been plunged into chaos with the International Boxing Association terminating the membership of the IABF. ...
  • What next for terminated Indian Boxing Federation? March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The International Boxing Association's decision to terminate India from its fold is set to be a blessing in disguise for the IBF which would now be forced to conduct fresh elections, something that the present set of office-bearers had been adamantly resisting. The decision to terminate IBF has, in...
  • International Boxing Association terminates India for damaging sport March 4, 2014

    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 it...
  • More than 100 countries to participate in boxing World Championships September 28, 2013

    Lausanne: Indian boxers would be the only ones competing under the International Boxing Association's flag among over 500 pugilists from a record 116 countries, which have confirmed participation for next month's World Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. "As the registration deadline for the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013 has now passed,...
  • AIBA extends deadline for IBF elections by one month August 29, 2013

    Patiala: In a major reprieve to the suspended India Boxing Federation, the International Boxing Association has decided to extend the deadline for the IBF to hold a re-election. After setting a November 4 deadline initially, the AIBA has revised it to December 4, citing a "request" from the body, which was...
  • We will have re-elections, says IBF general secretary August 28, 2013

    Patiala: The under-pressure Indian boxing Federation on Wednesday said it will conduct a re-election and has amended its constitution as instructed by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) after the world body threatened a blanket ban on the country's boxers and coaches following the October World Championships. "We are ready for elections....
  • Indian boxers await stiff challenge at Asian Championships June 28, 2013

    Their performance at the last Asian Championships was historic in every sense of the word but emulating that would be a herculean task for the Indian boxers when they step into the ring in the upcoming edition of the continental event in Amman, Jordan. Last time around, India ended with a...
  • Boxers suffer as IBF upsets AIBA again May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The suspended Indian Boxing Federation has infuriated the International Boxing Association (AIBA) yet again and it is the pugilists who are paying the price for their refusal to act according to the world body's diktat. The AIBA is livid with the IBF for giving out details of the Indian...
  • IABF ban: Does anyone care about the worldclass Indian boxers? January 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The barring of Indian boxers from participating in international meets by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) and the Indian sports ministry on Wednesday has not only further highlighted the mess that Indian sports is mired in, but also left a band of brothers and sisters facing a rocky...
  • International body suspends Indian Boxing Federation December 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major development late on Thursday International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) has provisionally suspended the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF). The decision came two days after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended the Indian Olympic Association (IOA). Incidentally, Abhay Singh Chautala, who was the former president of IABF,...
  • Algeria replace India in World Series of Boxing November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India's loss has turned out to be Africa's gain in the World Series of Boxing as Algeria Desert Hawks have replaced Mumbai Fighters in the semiprofessional league's second season starting later this month. "World Series of Boxing (WSB) is delighted to announce its presence on yet another continent with...
  • Olympics: Women may get a shot in boxing league August 8, 2012

    London: Olympic boxing's governing body (AIBA) is to consider extending its new professional league to include women after they made a stunning debut at the London Games, president Wu ChingKuo said on Tuesday. AIBA (The International Boxing Association) wants to stop losing fighters to the traditional professional ranks every four years...
  • Olympics: India protests against Vikas's ouster August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: The Indian boxing team has filed a protest against the International Boxing Association's decision to overturn boxer Vikas Krishan's result. Following the overturning of the decision, Krishan was knocked out of the London Olympics. The appeal was filed after an emergency meeting of the team with ChefdeMission and Indian...
  • Olympic bronze medallist Vijender ranked World No 2 August 20, 2009

    New Delhi: Indian Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh has been ranked second in the 75 kg category by the International Boxing Association (AIBA). The Khel Ratna awardee has 1700 pts and is placed behind Correa Bayeux Emilio of Cuba, who has an aggregate of 2500 points. Vijender lost to the Cuban...