International Boxing Association: News
07 Sep 2021Boxing
Boxers to compete in head guards at men's National Championship
Boxers will compete in head guards during the men's National Championship scheduled to start on September 15 and gold-medalists from the event will qualify for World Championships to be held from October 26 in Serbia.
03 Jul 2021Boxing
AIBA adds three weight categories for men, two for women
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has decided to add three weight categories for men and two for women in its competitions from August this year, saying that it will allow a greater pool of boxers to fight.
24 May 2021Mary Kom
India assured of seven medals at Asian Boxing Championships
A crucial test of preparations for Olympic-bound boxers, the Asian Championships get underway in Dubai on Monday with India already assured of podium finishes after seven women boxers entered the semi-finals due to the small size of their respective draws.
19 May 2021Boxing
AIBA announces $400,000 prize fund for Asian Boxing Championships
In an unprecedented move, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) on Tuesday announced a prize fund of $400,000 for the upcoming Asian Championships in Dubai, which will also feature India's top pugilists.
12 Oct 2019Lovlina Borgohain
Mary Kom's World Championships campaign ends with historic 8th medal
India's ace women's boxer M C Mary Kom will take home the bronze medal at the Women's World Championships in Russia's Ulan-Ude.
24 Nov 2018Mary Kom
Mary Kom wins sixth world boxing title; scripts history
Legendary Indian boxer Mary Kom has carved out a place for herself in sporting history by becoming the first female boxer to win six world championships.
28 Aug 2018India
AIBA Youth World Championships: Four Indian women boxers reach semi-finals
Indian women boxers continued their impressive run at AIBA Youth World Championships with four of them making the semi-finals to be assured of medals in Budapest.
21 Aug 2018India
AIBA Youth World Championships: Indian boxers assured of two medals
Indian boxing contingent was assured of two medals at the World Youth Championships even before the competition got underway after two women pugilists got direct entry into semifinals owing to the small size of the draw in Budapest.
12 Mar 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi to inaugurate Mary Kom's boxing-academy on 16 March
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the "Mary Kom Regional Boxing Foundation" in Imphal on 16 March and present in the long-awaited event will be Olympic medallists: boxer Vijender Kumar and wrestler Sushil Kumar.
05 Feb 2018Boxing
IOC threatens to oust boxing from 2020 games
The International Olympic Committee has threatened to axe boxing from the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Games.
04 Nov 2017Boxing
AIBA names Mary Kom ambassador for Women's Youth World Championships
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has chosen five-time World Champion Mary Kom as the ambassador for its upcoming Women's Youth World Championships to be hosted by Guwahati from 19-26 November.
23 Apr 2017Boxing
US teen wins right to wear Hijab and box
A 16 year old US girl, Amaiya Zafar has won the right to wear her hijab while boxing inside the US.
08 Apr 2017India
AIBA recognizes Indian Boxing Federation after four years
India returned to international boxing after its governing body Boxing Federation of India was unanimously granted full membership by the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
02 Mar 2017Ajay Singh
Indian Boxing League to come up soon
India will soon have its first ever boxing league.
13 Jan 2017Commonwealth Games (CWG)
Sarita Devi to make her professional debut on 29 January
India's first professional female boxer Sarita Devi is all set to play her maiden pro bout on 29 January at her hometown, Imphal.
23 Dec 2016Arjuna Award
Mary Kom honoured with 'Legends Award' by the AIBA
Celebrated Indian boxer and five-time world champion MC Mary Kom was honoured by the AIBA (International Boxing Federation) during its 70th anniversary at Montreux, Switzerland.
20 Dec 2016Commonwealth Games (CWG)
Boxer Sarita Devi turns professional
Former world champion Sarita Devi has turned to professional boxing, a first for women's boxing in India.