IBA Reviews Global Boxing Cup

(February 26, 2022) – The International Boxing Association (IBA) considers rescheduling the Global Boxing Cup, which was planned to be held in June 2022 in Russia.This will be discussed by the IBA Board of Directors during its next meeting.The team boxing competition, designed to be held in several cities, was postponed previously due to the […]

AIBA Becomes IBA As Extraordinary Congress Embraces Widespread Reform

(December 13, 2021) – The International Boxing Association Extraordinary Congress today ushered in a new era for the sport as the federation changed its acronym from AIBA to IBA while adopting a comprehensive set of governance reforms developed by independent experts. A total of 107 of IBA’s national federations were in attendance to approve these wide-spread changes.   […]

AIBA Grateful For Roadmap To Boxing’s Olympic Future

Lausanne, December 9. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is grateful for the decision made today by the Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) whereby boxing will remain on the Olympic Programme for Paris 2024 and a pathway has been established for inclusion on the Olympic Programme of Los Angeles 2028. Continued progress made by AIBA […]

AIBA Approves Comprehensive Governance Reforms Ahead Of Extraordinary Congress

(November 26, 2021) – Ahead of the AIBA Extraordinary Congress on 12 December 2021, the Board of Directors met and unanimously approved Recommendations and Constitutional amendments established in a report of an independent Governance Reform Group (GRG), led by Professor Ulrich Haas. As AIBA delivers continued reforms in all areas, the independent GRG was appointed […]

AIBA President Umar Kremlev meets with President Mahmoud Abbas to discuss boxing in Palestine

(November 24, 2021) – AIBA President Umar Kremlev met with President of the State of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas to discuss boxing development and AIBA’s support of the country’s athletes. Palestine has been an active participant in recent AIBA competitions, notably this year’s Asian Boxing Championships in the UAE and the AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championships […]

AIBA President Pledges Support to Grassroots Development of Boxing in Nepal

President Kremlev greets athletes at National Men’s and Women’s Boxing Championships; Meets with Nepal President to discuss promotion of gender equality (November 18, 2021) – AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev made an official visit to the capital of Nepal, Kāthmāndau. The President held several meetings with senior government officials including President Ms. Bidhya Devi Bhandari, Minister […]

International boxing tournament to be held in Mongolia, planning is underway

(November 12, 2021) – On Friday, President of Mongolia Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh held a reception for the delegation led by the President of the International Boxing Federation (AIBA) Umar Kremlev. Mr. Kremlev proposed to hold a major international boxing tournament in Mongolia,as well as establish a boxing academy in the country. President Kremlev stated that he […]

AIBA promotes equal opportunity at Men’s World Boxing Championships

(November 11, 2021) – AIBA showcased its commitment to equal opportunity by providing support to 18 National Boxing Federations, as well as the first-ever Fair Chance Team, during the Men’s World Boxing Championships in Belgrade. The 2021 AIBA Men’s World Boxing Championship, which finished on 6 November in Belgrade, Serbia, featured 88 AIBA National Federations. […]