International Boxing Association: News

07 Sep 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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 2021

Mary 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 2021


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 2019

Mary Kom

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 2018


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 2018


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 2018


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 2018

Narendra 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 2018


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 2017


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 2017

2020 Tokyo Olympics

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 2017


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 2017

Ajay Singh

Indian Boxing League to come up soon

India will soon have its first ever boxing league.

23 Dec 2016

Mary Kom

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.