AIBA send condolences to family of passed Nicaragua boxing Federation President Mr. Diogenes Cardenas

Nicaragua Boxing Federation President Mr. Diogenes Cardenas died because of coronavirus on Tuesday, July 7. AIBA Interim President Dr. Mohamed Moustahsae send deepest condolences to all his family, colleagues, and friends. ‘I was deeply saddened to learn of Mr. Diogenes Cardenas’s passing,’ Dr. Moustahsane said.   Mr. Cardenas was very active, he participated at the AIBA Forum […]

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AIBA and WBA Presidents expressed wish to make organizations closer for athlete’s interests

International Boxing Association Interim President Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane and World Boxing Association President Gilberto Mendoza keen to build strong relationships between organizations for the betterment of boxers. WBA and AIBA wish to work towards three pillars: development, competition, and ethics. Dr. Moustahsane has been invited as a guest at the World Boxing Association 99th Convention […]

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AIBA Youth Men and Women World Championships in Poland postponed to April 2021

AIBA postponed the 2020 Youth Men and Women World Championships in Kielce, Poland, until 2021 due to the pandemic crisis. The new dates proposed are April 10-24, 2021. The Executive Committee’s proposal to maintain the initial age eligibility period of the Championships was approved to respect the athlete’s preparation for the tournament. It remains for […]

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AIBA Statement on the situation with Boxing Federation of India and the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships   

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 EC discussed the coronavirus pandemic and will vote for rescheduling the Congress 2020

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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Ukrainian boxer Oleksandr Khyzhniak approved as AIBA Athlete’s commission Chairman

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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Mohamed Moustahsane: “We are waiting for the new date of Olympics 2020 to reschedule our major events”  

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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AIBA send condolences to family of passed R&J Armando Carbonell

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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Poland received AIBA 2020 Youth Men’s and Women’s World Championships

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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AIBA Congress in Budapest postponed until June 20th, 2020 because of Coronavirus

Extraordinary AIBA Congress, scheduled in Budapest on March, is postponed for 3-month period because of Coronavirus outbreak. AIBA Executive Committee took this decision by e-mail vote due to the force majeure. AIBA National Federations are invited to attend an Extraordinary AIBA Congress on June 20th, 2020 in Budapest, Hungary.  The mandate of Dr. Mohamed Moustahsane as […]

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