IBA mess continues as Kremlev retains presidency without election

The IOC yet again has expressed “extreme concern” with the federation’s Olympic future

IBA fights back at IOC after their Executive Board meeting

The IBA expressed disappointment and confusion over the IOC’s latest moves

IOC approves new qualification system for boxing in the lead up to Paris 2024

The International Boxing Association is still facing suspension as governance issues remain

Venue changes for Paris 2024 announced Thursday

Three venue changes were announced by the IOC Executive Board on Thursday after the proposal to move them was accepted.

IBA president Umar Kremlev challenged to live debate in the ring

With the sport in turmoil and boxing’s Olympic future uncertain, Kremlev’s leadership has been questioned by many

Tokyo bronze medalist facing criminal charges

American Oshae Jones was arrested in her hometown over the weekend. She won a boxing bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 in the welterweight division

15 nations protesting choice to host IBA Extraordinary Congress in Armenia

Re-run of presidential vote to be “most important election in the history of Olympic-style boxing” says USA official

Weightlifting moves forward, Olympic boxing stuck

Despite the flagrant leadership failures that have driven the sport of weightlifting to the brink of banishment from the Olympics, that prospect could be easing following the vote for new leaders.

IBA out as governing body of Paris 2024 boxing tournament

The IOC Executive Board has expressed their concerns over boxing’s governing body for several years

Cuba’s best boxer, Tokyo gold medalist Andy Cruz has left the island

Some digital sites placed his destination in the Dominican Republic but his whereabouts are not confirmed. The Cuban sports authorities have not officially certified his departure

CAS agrees with van der Vorst and the IBA will debate whether the elections are repeated

IBA will meet again on June 24. Candidates from the USA, New Zealand and Sweden also had their ineligibility overruled. On June 20 lawyer Richard McLaren will announce his final investigation into IBA

Boxing weight classes established for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

A total of 13 weight categories will be contested, seven for men and six for women

Death of boxing champion is the 52nd death of Ukrainian athletes due to war

Oleg Prudky represented Ukraine at the semi-professional World Series of Boxing in 2015. Ukrainian Volodymyr Prodyvus is the new IBA Vice President

Kremlev reelected as IBA president as IOC continues to question boxing’s Olympic future

After a 24-hour delay, IBA members reelected Russian Umar Kremlev as their president

Elections postponed a day as legal situation looms over IBA

The IBA finds itself embroiled in controversy once more as elections scheduled for the second day of the association’s Extraordinary Congress are postponed following a legal challenge

Despite two elite defections, Cuba led four men to the final of the Pan American Boxing Championships in Guayaquil

The flight of talent, not only in boxing and baseball, has Cuban sports nervous at the start of the unprecedented Olympic cycle

Ukrainian boxing teams combine for ten medals at U22 European Championship

The men’s team took six medals while the women’s team won four. Each of them took home one gold

Two-time Olympic gold medalist boxer takes up arms against Russia

Ukrainian national Vasily Lomachenko has joined his country’s defense battalion

International Boxing Association restructures its Board of Directors in reform effort

Independent nomination panel will vet and recommend pool of new candidates to “lead IBA to a brighter future”

IBA to trial new World Boxing Tour competition system in 2022

IBA and FISU join forces to promote university level boxing

The new partnership between the two organizations looks to increase participation among students

IBA renews partnership with the International Testing Agency

The International Boxing Association has renewed its partnership with the International Testing Agency as the scandal-stricken sport attempts to reform its image in time for the 2028 Summer Olympics

USOPC sees ‘pathway forward’ for certain sports to rejoin LA28 program

The IOC recently dropped three long-time Olympic sports from the LA28 program, citing concerns over doping and leadership within their respective organizations

New name, new me: AIBA becomes IBA to signal reforms amid initial exclusion from LA28 sports program

AIBA is no more. In a move comparable to Facebook’s recent rebranding as Meta, the International Boxing Association has changed its acronym from AIBA to IBA. The organization hopes to use the rebrand to highlight the ongoing reforms being made by the beleaguered international federation.

Three sports gone, three sports added to LA28 Summer Olympics

The IOC adds skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing to permanent spots on the Olympic program.

BEHIND THE SCENES: From the Roman Empire to the fake Peng Shuai: in the midst of the storm, Thomas Bach takes the helm of the Olympic ship with force

The IOC President had to appeal to ancient history to defend his policy and to forcefulness to demolish the idea that China is cheating the olympic body. He praised the “new” sports, surfing, skateboarding and sport climbing.

THE COLUMN: Muhammad Ali, 25 years later: From Atlanta to Havana and the new boxing reality

Nico Ali Walsh, 21, is the grandson of Muhammad Ali and has already scored two knockouts in his only appearances since his debut in August.

AIBA embraces reform and fair play for boxing ahead of Paris 2024

The AIBA announces a boxing Integrity Unit to ensure fair fights and judging transparency

“Historic” triumph at World Boxing Championships as a Jordanian beats a Cuban for the first time

A possible rematch between Emmanuel Reyes and Julio Cesar la Cruz could happen in Belgrade after Tokyo 2020 bout was marked by politics.

IOC says Serbia’s actions “detrimental to the athletes of Kosovo” could spell additional trouble for AIBA

The IOC says Serbia’s refusal to allow the Kosovo boxing team into the country stems from AIBA failing to follow IOC advice. AIBA says it was “clearly defined” in host agreement that Kosovo entry would be permitted.