Boxing venue ready for Rio 2016 Olympic Games
May 12, 2016
The arena that will host the battle for Olympic boxing medals this August was officially unveiled in the Barra da Tijuca region of Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday (11 May).…
Exclusive interview with Great Britain’s defending Olympic Champion Nicola Adams
May 11, 2016
The Rio 216 Olympic Games are around the corner. It must be something special for you to qualify for the 2nd Olympic Games considering you became one of the three…
The driving forces behind one of the world’s greatest female boxers, India’s Mary Kom
May 9, 2016
After missing out on the 2014 World Championships through injury, what would it mean to win a sixth medal in Astana this year? The title would be a secondary for…
Kheira Sidi Yakoub reveals what it took to become AIBA’s first female five-star R&J
May 6, 2016
As an AIBA 5-star R&J, what is the most exciting event to work in? As for all R&Js, every event is important and exciting, but of course working at the…
We uncover the inspirations behind Bulgarian World Champion Stanimira Petrova
May 4, 2016
Stanmira Petrova discovered boxing in 2012 and quickly displayed an enormous skill in the ring. Two years later in Jeju, South Korea, the Bulgarian was crowned World Champion, and will…
Up close and personal with Brazil’s very own Rio 2016 gold-medal hope, Adriana Araujo
May 3, 2016
After winning an Olympic bronze medal at London 2012, how do you feel about this year’s Games taking place in your home country, does it add to the pressure? After…
Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships get underway in Kazakhstan with future stars among the 153 boxers taking part
May 3, 2016
Monday saw the opening day of the Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, featuring more than 150 boxers from 23 different nations. Traditionally a showcase for exceptional young…
Get to know AIBA 3-star R&J Jennifer Huggins
May 2, 2016
As an AIBA 3-star R&J, what is the most exciting part of the job? To be in the ring with top-level, competitive boxers is exhilarating and one of the greatest…