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Flyweight preliminaries get 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships underway in Guwahati

Sunday saw the first day of action in the 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships, with nine bouts of Flyweight (51kg) boxing and the Opening Ceremony getting the week-long tournament in Guwahati underway in style. Australia’s Indianna Heibloem looked in strong form as she out-boxed New Zealand’s Commonwealth Youth Games winner Shylah Waikai in […]

Official Draw in Guwahati confirms line-ups for 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships

Saturday afternoon in the north-eastern India city of Guwahati saw 160 names from 31 countries go into the draw for the 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships, with all boxers born in 1999 or 2000.  The week-long tournament, running from 19-26 November, not only provides the springboard to the Elite level and the exciting […]

5 Reasons not to miss the 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships in Guwahati

The Indian city of Guwahati will host the first-ever standalone AIBA Women’s Youth World Boxing Championships from 19 November, recognition of the development of the sport and the increase in the number of women’s medal categories at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to five. With the spotlight firmly on the week-long tournament, here are five […]

15 Days to go – Mary Kom announced as Ambassador for 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships and official mascot unveiled in Guwahati

The world’s top women’s boxing prospects will descend on the Indian city of Guwahati in 15 days’ time for the start of the 2017 AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships. Running from 19-26 November, it is the first time that a standalone competition for the age group has taken place, reflecting the growth of the sport […]

Year of Africa project lands in Sudan to bring boxing development to Arabic-speaking world

The Year of Africa has completed the latest stop on its journey around the great continent, hosting five courses over three weeks with the participation of ten Arabic-speaking countries. More than 150 children from two local schools were also given a comprehensive education around the AIBA world via the new GlovesUp programme, and partner Taishan […]

Mexico Boxing Federation President arrives in Lausanne to discuss Tokyo 2020 Olympic Cycle

AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu has welcomed the Mexico Boxing Federation (FEMEBOX) President Mr Ricardo Contreras to the AIBA offices in Lausanne for discussions around the Federation’s strategy for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Cycle. During the visit, Mr Contreras discussed his desire to create a Mexico Boxing Academy and signed the HeadsUp Charter, part of […]

Borgward Boxer of the 2017 World Championships – Uzbekistan’s Shakhram Giyasov (69kg)

Uzbekistan’s new Welterweight World Champion Shakhram Giyasov has been named the Borgward Boxer of the Tournament following the 2017 AIBA World Championships in Hamburg. The 24-year-old talent went into the competition as top seed following his brilliant gold in Tashkent at the ASBC Championships in May, and his confidence was clear from the outset in […] Tovább

Q&A with AIBA President Dr Ching-Kuo Wu

How do you reflect on the past 10 days here in Hamburg? What we have witnessed here is the coming together of the very best elements of our sport, showing to the world once again the power of boxing, the quality of our athletes and the spirit of AIBA and our National Federations. Even under […] Tovább

Ukraine’s Oleksandr Khyzhniak wins Best Boxer, Cuba win Best team and USA’s Billy Walsh wins Best Coach in 2017 World Championship awards

As well as the ten superb champions from six nations crowned at the end of the 2017 AIBA World Championships, the annual awards for Best Boxer, Team, Coach and Fair Play were also presented at the close of the tournament. Here are the winners… BEST BOXER: Oleksandr Khyzhniak (UKR) Ukrainian Middleweight Oleksandr Khyzhniak’s superb run […] Tovább

Q & A with AIBA’s Hamburg 2017 World Championship Official Supplier Sportcom

AIBA has welcomed SportCom as the Official Supplier of the 2017 World Championships in Hamburg, bringing in their expertise in developing first-class boxing rings and equipment to help create the best possible stage for the world’s top boxer to perform on. The SportCom CEO Mr Jean-Rene Savary explained what it means to the company to […] Tovább