INDIAN BOXING FEDERATION

  • Unilateral termination unfair: IBF President March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Baffled by the International Boxing Association's decision to terminate it, the suspended Indian Boxing Federation's President Abhishek Matoria on Tuesday said it cannot make sense of the "unfair" decision and will take up the matter with the IOA now. "We think it is unfair, they have acted unilaterally based...
  • 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...
  • Indian Boxing Federation set for SGM to plan breakthrough January 22, 2014

    New Delhi: In a desperate bid to get its international suspension lifted in the next couple of months, the Indian Boxing Federation is planning to call a Special General Meeting to work out the date for an AGM where the schedule for a fresh election would be finalised. Some zonal heads...
  • Gurbax Singh Sandhu named chief boxing coach till 2016 Olympics November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The longserving Gurbax Singh Sandhu was on Wednesday retained as the national coach of the men's Indian boxing team till the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. "The Indian Boxing Federation is pleased to announce that Mr Gurbaksh Singh Sandhu will be retained as the Chief National Coach of...
  • Two disgruntled boxers warned, third summoned by IBF September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: Two of the three Indian boxers, who had alleged manipulation in the World Championship trials, were on Saturday let off with warnings by the National Federation even as the third was summoned to appear before the disciplinary committee on September 30. Speaking to PTI, Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) Secretary...
  • Disgruntled boxers showcaused, IBF sets September 15 deadline September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The three Indian boxers, who alleged manipulation in the trials for the World Championship, were on Tuesday given time until September 15 to respond to showcause notices issued to them by the Indian Boxing Federation's disciplinary committee. The disciplinary panel, comprising of IBF vice-Presidents I D Nanavati and Mukharjee...
  • IBF forms disciplinary committee to hear charges of fixing September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Boxing Federation on Monday (IBF) formed a three-member disciplinary committee to look into the allegations of manipulation in the World Championship trials, levelled by three boxers who were not picked for the event. IBF President Abhishek Matoria said the panel will issue showcause notices to the trio...
  • 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....
  • Hold election, else boxers will suffer: AIBA to IBF August 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian boxers continue to suffer for no fault of theirs and now they are in danger of being barred from all international competitions after the Oct 11-27 World Championships if their suspended federation does not hold a fresh, free and fair election by Nov 4. Governing body AIBA,...
  • World Boxing Championships 2013: AIBA allows India to participate August 28, 2013

    Patiala: Indian boxers have been given the go-ahead to participate in the October World Championships by International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) but the world body has decided to bar them from any competition after that if the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) fails to conduct a re-election by November. In an e-mail...
  • 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...
  • Sports Ministry asks NSFs to amend constitution January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Friday issued a letter to all the National Sports Federations asking them to amend their constitution in accordance with the sports code by January 31, failing which their recognition by the Government may be impacted. "The Government issued a letter to all the National Sports...
  • Confusion in IABF over who deals with AIBA December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The reelection 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 officebearers, insisting on dealing with the old guard only. Suspended for "possible manipulation"...
  • 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,...