Gafur Rakhimov, however, said on March 22 that he was not resigning as AIBA president and did not call for new elections to be held. It was not immediately clear if he would seek to be reinstated after a pending IOC investigation on his leadership is completed. However, Rakhimov is on a U. Treasury Department sanctions list for alleged links to international heroin trafficking.
Uzbek Leader Of Amateur Boxing Federation Steps Aside
WBF | World Boxing Federation
The first proof of pugilism was found in Egypt and dates back to year 3, BC. For years and years, boxing continuously evolved and was first accepted as an Olympic sport in BC at the 23rd Olympiad in Olympia. Onomastos of Smyrna became the first Olympic boxing champion. More than 2, years later, boxing remains on the Olympic Games program. The first boxing competition at the Olympic Games of modern times was at the edition in St-Louis USA with bouts in seven weight categories. International competition grew rapidly allowing amateurs to compete in prestigious tournaments. Most importantly, during this time of change, the International Boxing Association continues to work diligently to ensure a fair, safe and drug free sport for the benefit of all fans of the noble art.
International Boxing Association (amateur)
It is responsible for the governance, development and administration of boxing in clubs and competition. Kabwama A. The FUTURE Where we want to be, Local and international success, Improved brand and image, Improved nationwide support and fan base, Regular and transparent accountability, Comprehensive boxing home, modern and fully equipped. Uganda Boxing Federation is the national governing body for boxing.
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