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The greats of Olympic light flyweight (49kg) boxing
July 28, 2016
Weighing in at up to 49kg, the light flyweight boxers may be the smallest in the men’s Olympic competition, but several big-hitting heroes have made their names over the years.…
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Malta, Anguilla and Libya join International Boxing Association as AIBA reaches 200 National Federation milestone
July 28, 2016
On the eve of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the countries of Malta, Anguilla and Libya have become the newest members of the International Boxing Association, taking the total number…
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AIBA and ALISPORTS announce creation of a Joint Venture in principle to focus on commercial promotion of AIBA Boxing around the world
July 25, 2016
July 25th, Shanghai China: Following the initial MOU phase announced in January 2016 to study the development of several specific projects designed to increase global awareness of boxing and the…
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Spain’s Rafael Lozano: “The biggest achievement in the boxing world is to represent your country in the Olympic Games”
July 22, 2016
(Spanish version) It was the year 2000. The world’s eyes were on Sydney, host city of the XXVII Olympic Games. While a young Ian Thorpe was flying to his first…
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AIBA Executive Committee concludes two days of meetings in the Uzbekistan capital of Tashkent and fully endorses alignment with the professional boxing world
July 17, 2016
The International Boxing Association Executive Committee has concluded two days of meetings in the Uzbekistan capital of Tashkent, discussing key achievements including the outcome of the latest meeting with WBA…
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AIBA President awards Order of Merit to Uzbek President Islam Karimov
July 16, 2016
On Friday 15 July, AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu honoured Islam Karimov, the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan, with the AIBA Order of Merit in presence of Mr Usmanov…
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Olympic Games Tripartite Commission confirms its five Invitation Places for the men’s Rio 2016 boxing competition
July 12, 2016
The Olympic Games Tripartite Commission, comprising the IOC, ANOC and ASOIF are called upon to provide smaller NOCs with the opportunity to compete at Olympic Games, has now awarded its…
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AIBA and WBA Presidents meet in Venezuela at APB/ WSB Olympic Qualification Event
July 9, 2016
Vargas, Venezuela, has been the home of the first APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event open to all pro boxers since the change in AIBA statute ratified at the Extraordinary Congress held…
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16 nations qualify athletes for Rio after sparkling Finals at the APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event
July 9, 2016
The APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event finished today in Vargas, Venezuela, where ten finals and eight Box-off contests were held in two sessions. The competition was the last chance for the…
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Five nations earned quota places for Rio in the first session of the finals in Vargas
July 8, 2016
Nine important final and Box-off contests were held in the morning session of the fifth competition day at the APB/WSB Olympic Qualification Event in Vargas, Venezuela. flyweight (52kg), lightweight (60kg), welterweight (69kg),…