International Boxing Association Executive Committee voted in favor to hold AIBA Ordinary Congress on December 12-13, 2020. The decision was made this week by a mail vote with the majority. Extraordinary Congress, scheduled for June 20, 2020, was canceled due to coronavirus pandemic. The main topic to discuss of the Ordinary Congress will include such […]
AIBA has taken note of the press statement by the Boxing Federation of India and would like to clarify the situation as follows. Yesterday, AIBA announced Belgrade as a host city of 2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships. In 2017, the tournament was awarded to India, and a Host City Agreement was signed in January […]
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AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships takes place in the city of Belgrade in 2021. After New Delhi didn’t fulfill its obligations to pay host fee as mentioned in the Host City Agreement terms, AIBA has terminated the contract. Therefore, India would have to pay a cancellation penalty of 500.000 USD. AIBA Interim President Mohamed Moustahsane […]
Former AIBA Vice President from Kazakhstan, Mr. Beket Makhmutov, who also performed as international RJ and ITO, died today at age 81. He was AIBA Vice President for 10 years, from 1996 to 2006. “We send sincere condolences to Mr. Makhmutov’s family, friends and to all Kazakhstan boxing federation,” said AIBA Interim President Dr. Mohamed […]
AIBA Executive Committee on its teleconference on Saturday decided to keep in touch every three weeks to be well-updated about the situation with the coronavirus pandemic. Several important decisions, including the rescheduling of the AIBA Extraordinary Congress 2020, would be made by the mail vote. “It is important that we are together in such […]
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World Champion from Ukraine Olexandr Khyzhniak was elected AIBA Athlete’s commission chair, European champion from Italy Irma Testa became the vice-chair. AIBA Executive Committee on its last meeting approved candidacies and welcomed Khyzhniak and Testa as a new member of the EC with voting rights. They will take part in the first EC conference-call on […]
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AIBA Interim President Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane claimed that the organization is waiting for information from the IOC to have an ability to put a new plan for major events 2021. “The decision to reschedule the Olympic Games 2020 because of the pandemic was expected. As all the other International Federations, we are also wounded by the coronavirus […]
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Colombian boxing Referee & Judge Armando Carbonell Alvarado died at the age of 53 after suffering a sudden heart attack. „All AIBA Family is in mourning. Our sincere condolences to his family,“ said AIBA Interim President Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane. Carbonell was awarded the Best referee in 2015 in Qatar. He also was representative of Colombia […]
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City of Kielce, Poland, hosts AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships in November 2020. Two candidates, Poland and Nicaragua, were intended to host the tournament. AIBA Executive Committee voted with the majority for Poland’s bid. The tournament is planned to be held on November 2-9 in the Hala Legionow sports complex with capacity 3000 […]
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More than 30 Asian countries participated at the AIBA Forum in Amman, Jordan on March, 6th. “I am happy to see such a huge number of National Federations. We all know the situation with the outbreak of coronavirus. But a lot of you came to Amman and accepted the invitation. We all here are giving […]