The IOC’s “no” to Manny Pacquiao: when the rules are unfriendly, but necessary
The 45-year-old Philippine champion expected a “universal” place to compete in Paris 2024. However, there is a rule that prohibits boxers over 40 from competing in the Olympic Games.
Boxing is looking for a solution to be in LA 2028, which today seems to be far away
Its inclusion in the Olympic program remains on hold. Thomas Bach said that the IOC will not be able to organize qualifying tournaments “forever” and stated that World Boxing “for the moment has no global representation”. The IBA appealed its exclusion to the TAS.
Boxing bombshell: Manny Pacquiao wants to be in the Olympics
At 44, the Philippine legend, retired from professional boxing since 2021 and dedicated to politics, intends to represent his country in Paris 2024. What are his chances of fulfilling the dream?
World Boxing takes firm steps in search of IOC recognition after exclusion from the IBA
The new Federation, which emerged in the midst of the conflict between the IOC and the IBA with the intention of keeping the sport on the Olympic program in Los Angeles 2028, officially announced its first six members and will elect its authorities in November.
Videojuegos retro: una moda que, alguna vez, fue el presente de muchos
Lo que hoy en día se conoce como un género para muchos de nosotros fue el presente. Lo retro se puso de moda hace años, tanto en los videojuegos como en el cine, y aquí les dejo algunos pensamientos al respecto y una lista de juegos clásicos que nadie debería dejar de probar.
The end of International Boxing Association in the Olympics: a blow to a storied tradition, but boxing lives on
Disbanding of IBA from Olympics prompts reevaluation of boxing’s future, though it will continue at 2024 Paris Games
The IOC withdrew recognition from IBA and confirmed boxing in Paris 2024
The International Boxing Association ceased to belong to the Olympic movement in a historic decision taken by the International Olympic Committee which, in addition to confirming it in Paris, gave the go-ahead for the sport to continue on the program in Los Angeles 2028. “We have an extremely serious problem with the IBA,” said Thomas Bach.
Strong IOC statement against the president of IBA for “hate speech and threatening language”
The International Olympic Committee condemned the demonstrations carried out by the Russian Umar Kremlev against members of the IOC, during the Continental Forum of the American Boxing Confederation held in Brasilia.
The IOC set the stage for a tough sanction for Olympic boxing
The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) recommended this Wednesday to withdraw recognition from the International Boxing Association (IBA) for not complying with the governance reforms previously requested. The decision will be approved at the Special Session on June 22.
Crisis in Olympic boxing: IBA loses another member and suspends Federations days before a key tournament for Paris 2024
Switzerland made the decision to leave the International Association to join World Boxing and joined the United States. In addition, New Zealand, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands and the Czech Republic were sanctioned. Boxing is not guaranteed its place in Los Angeles 2028.