International Boxing Association Current Affairs, GK & News

India loses Hosting Rights for 2021 Men’s World Boxing Championship

After failing to pay the host fee, India lost the opportunity to host the 2021 men’s World Boxing Championship for the first time. About India had signed an agreement with AIBA in 2017 to host the 2021 men’s World Boxing Championship event. However, the AIBA recently terminated the agreement over India’s failure to pay the ..

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Indian boxer Sarita Devi elected to AIBA first Athletes Commission

Veteran Indian boxer L Sarita Devi was elected unopposed to International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) first-ever Athletes Commission. She is among six boxers elected as members of the commission from 5 continents. She will be representing Asian bloc in this Commission. The election for members of this commission was conducted during AIBA men’s and women’s Boxing ..

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Kishen Narsi appointed as Chairman of Asian Boxing Confederation’s (ASBC) competitions commission

Kishen Narsi from India has been appointed as the Chairman of Asian Boxing Confederation’s (ASBC) competitions commission. Narsi is a former All-India University champion boxer. He was an international referee and vice-chairman of the executive committee of the International Boxing Association (AIBA). He has officiated in three Olympics. He was also the founding interim president ..

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Gafur Rakhimov elected as new President of International Boxing Association

Gafur Rakhimov, an Uzbek businessman and sports administrator, has been elected as the new President of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), which is an amateur boxing’s global governing body. AIBA is a sport organization that sanctions amateur (Olympic-style) boxing matches and awards world and subordinate championships. Its headquarters is located at Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Raffaele Bergamasco appointed as Performance Director for women’s boxing in India

Italian coach Raffaele Bergamasco has been appointed Performance Director for senior women’s boxing. He is behind India’s best ever medal haul at the recently-concluded AIBA Women’s Youth Boxing Championship 2017. India enjoyed a gold rush at the World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships 2017 in Guwahati with the country’s pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish ..

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