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Guppy official mascot of 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship

Assam’s female one-horned rhino “Guppy” has been unveiled as the official mascot of the 2017 AIBA Youth Women’s World Boxing Championship in Guwahati, Assam on November 7, 2017. Guppy has been chosen as it is a symbol of strength and endurance, something that Indian women are known for, traits that are also synonymous with the ..


Mary Kom become first Indian to be picked as AIBA representative at IOC athletes’ forum

M C Mary Kom, the five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist, has become the first Indian to be picked as the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) representative for the IOC Athletes’ Forum scheduled in November 2017. She has been invited to attend the 8th International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Athletes’ Forum in Lausanne from November 11th to ..


AIBA grants full membership to Boxing Federation of India

Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur (International Boxing Association) has granted full membership to the recently-formed Boxing Federation of India (BFI). This was announced on the sidelines of 70th anniversary celebrations of AIBA in Montreux, Switzerland. With this announcement, India’s isolation due to international suspension for the past four years comes to end. International suspension for a ..


Boxer Sarita Devi banned for a year for refusing Asian Games bronze by AIBA

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has banned Indian boxer Sarita Devi for one year. She was banned for not accepting her bronze medal at Asian Games medal ceremony. She was also fined 1000 Swiss Franc for the act. Earlier, AIBA had suspended Sarita from all competitions. In September 2014, during Asian Games she had lost ..