The Next AIBA Congress Will Be Held In Hungary After The Pandemic

(February 12, 2021) – AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev visited Hungary and met with the State Secretary of Sport in the Hungarian Ministry of Human Resources Mrs. Dr. Tünde Szabó and the president of the Hungarian Boxing Association Dr. Istvan Bajkai. During the meeting, Mr. Kremlev underlined that Hungarian boxing has deep traditions. ‘Hungary has […]

AIBA has set a course for direct communication with athletes and coaches in its National Federations

(February 6, 2021) – AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev, during an official visit to Nairobi, took part in a training session with the Kenya national boxing team. Athletes had the opportunity not only to train together with the head of the Association but also to communicate with the President. ‘I need to understand what is […]

AIBA will provide financial and methodological assistance to develop the boxing potential of Africa

(February 6, 2021) – AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev came for an official visit to Africa to take part in the AIBA Virtual Forum in Nairobi, Kenya.  Mr. Kremlev met with representatives of the Ministry of Sports of Kenya, National Olympic Committee of Kenya and the President of Kenyan Boxing Federation Mr. Anthony Otieno Ombok, as […]

AIBA approves dates of the Youth Men’s and Women’s World Boxing Championships in Kielce

(January 26, 2021) – AIBA Youth Men’s and Women’s Championships takes place in Kielce, Poland on April 10-24. The country confirmed its willingness to host the tournament as scheduled at the highest level and in accordance with all the safety measures.   AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev visited Poland on January 23rd for official meeting […]

Global Boxing Cup is rescheduled for 2022

(January 25, 2021) – The Global Boxing Cup is rescheduled by the AIBA Board of Directors’ decision to 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. Russia will host the competition with a finals in Moscow.   ‘We are following the pandemic situation carefully and are in contact with doctors. Although we have cautious optimism about the […]

AIBA issues new Membership Policy and renounces to collect the 2021 annual membership fee from its National Federations due to the COVID pandemic

(January 22, 2021) – AIBA renounces to ask National Federations to pay any membership fee for the year 2021 in view of the exceptional situation caused by the COVID pandemic. The AIBA Board has further adopted today a new Membership policy providing for highest standards of governance to be met by all members of the […]

AIBA Has Started Its Reforms

New Committees are established (December 28, 2020) – Five new Committees were established under the adopted AIBA Constitution during the virtual Board of Directors meeting. In addition to four Committees standing in the Constitution – Disciplinary Committee, Ethics Committee, Athletes Committee and the Audit Committee – the directors created five new committees. These are:  Coaches […]

Umar Kremlev Wins AIBA Presidency, Calls for Urgent Reforms in Boxing

Lausanne, Switzerland – December 12th, 2020: Umar Kremlev is the new president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA), winning the election on Saturday with 57.33 per cent of the vote. Kremlev has called for unity and reforms in AIBA, the sports body that represents amateur boxing worldwide. The election was held virtually at AIBA’s ongoing […]

AIBA Presidential Candidate Umar Kremlev Supports IOC Call for Gender Equality

(December 9, 2020) – Following the decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to reach gender equality for the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris, Umar Kremlev, a presidential candidate for the International Boxing Association (AIBA), expressed his support and said he will ensure equal conditions for boxers of all weight categories, regardless of their gender, […]