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More Sports / Boxing Jun 26, 2019

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA

The IOC has stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. Olympic inquiry panel chairman Nenad Lalovic says AIBA created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for the IOC and its ...

Reiya Konishi stumbles in second world title fight

More Sports / Boxing May 19, 2019

Reiya Konishi stumbles in second world title fight

Reiya Konishi failed in his second shot at a world championship Sunday, losing to IBF world light flyweight champ Felix Alvarado of Nicaragua by unanimous decision. The 25-year-old Konishi stayed in the fight until the seventh round, but all three judges at Kobe Portopia Hotel ...