More Sports / Boxing Jul 31, 2019

Organizers reveal boxing schedule for 2020 Olympics

The organizing committee of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday revealed the competition schedule for boxing, which recently gained approval to be included at the games after the sport's governing body was stripped of its role. Boxing will be held between July 25-Aug. 9 next ...

More Sports / Boxing Jul 28, 2017

AIBA chief Wu responds to ongoing rift, crisis

by Ed Odeven

In the midst of an organizational crisis, the president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) is fighting back. After AIBA employees were shut out of their offices on Wednesday, according to an AFP report, Wu Ching-kuo, who has been president of boxing's global amateur governing ...

Experts decry bringing pro boxers to Rio

Olympics | OLYMPIC NOTEBOOK May 28, 2016

Experts decry bringing pro boxers to Rio

by Ed Odeven

Whether or not the International Boxing Association (AIBA) allows professional boxers to compete at the Olympics for the first time at the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Games, the idea has sparked widespread criticism. The sport's world governing body reportedly plans to finalize its decision on ...