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2013 World Boxing Championships

Almaty, Oct 14, 2013: After a stunning start this afternoon, the AIBA World Boxing Championships Almaty 2013 continued in fantastic form this evening with a colourful opening ceremony and more excellent boxing. We saw two brave displays by Road to Almaty boxers and two new boxers to keep an eye on this

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Official Draw for World Boxing Championships announced

Almaty – Kazakhstan, Oct 13, 2013: The Official Draw has taken place for the 2013 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Almaty, Kazakhstan. 457 boxers from 100 nations have successfully made weight and been drawn for the competition which kicks-off tomorrow. The hall was a veritable sea of colour with a hundred different

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AIBA Pro Boxing dream comes true for former miner

Lausanne, Oct 11, 2013: Today our AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) “Boxer of the Week” social media campaign focuses on an athlete with a wonderful story. Serhiy Verveyko struggled to make ends meet working in a Ukrainian mine until his dreams came true when he was spotted by AIBA’s Coaches Commission Chairman. Verveyko

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AIBA to launch World Boxing Academy

Lausanne, October 8, 2013 – The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is delighted to announce that after only two years of work, the AIBA World Boxing Academy is ready to be unveiled in Talgar, Almaty region (Kazakhstan). Its Grand Opening will take place on October 24. The Kazakhstan Boxing Federation (KBF) was entrusted

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Sapiyev named UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Sport

Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept 30, 2013: The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) have made Kazakhstan boxing legend Serik Sapiyev a UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Sport for 2013-2015. The London 2012 Welterweight (69kg) Men’s Gold Medallist was voted Best Boxer of the Games (as the winner of the ‘Val Barker Trophy’

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AIBA Disciplinary Commission sanctions the ABAE

Lausanne, Sept 5, 2013: On July 18, 2013, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) Executive Committee provisionally suspended the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) for serious breaches of the AIBA Statutes/Bylaws and the AIBA Technical & Competition Rules. The Executive Committee also referred the matter to the AIBA Disciplinary Commission for its

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Boxing: Cuba Edges Mexico 3:2 on Day 1

Lausanne, Aug 30, 2013: On a thrilling first night of action in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) the Cuban Domadores show the kind of class on their pro-style debut that has made them one of the leading boxing nations at the Olympic Games. As has now been widely reported, last night’s

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Hurshid Tojibaev: “APB gives me financial stability”

Lausanne, August 23, 2013: The AIBA Pro Boxing (APB) “Boxer of the Week” social media campaign continues to surprise its followers by unveiling each week boxers from all corners of the globe. The last days were dedicated to Uzbekistan’s Beijing Olympian and World Series of Boxing (WSB) Lightweight (60kg) Hurshid Tojibaev. Answering

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Domadores to be staged at the Monument to the Revolution

Lausanne, August 21, 2013: Following the great success of hosting World Series of Boxing (WSB) events in Mexico City in such renowned locations as El Zócalo or the Angel of the Independence, WSB is delighted to announce that the weigh-in of the Exhibition Match between the Mexico Guerreros and the Cuba Domadores

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Three months of “APB Boxer of the Week

Lausanne, Aug 13, 2013: Three months ago, AIBA Pro boxing (APB) started to unveil its athletes’ roster through the “APB Boxer of the Week” social media campaign. Since then, boxing fans have had a chance to discover APB’s future stars and to ask them questions through the APB Facebook page (facebook.com/APB.Boxing) and