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Boxers Dusmatov and Shields Awarded With Val Barker Trophy for Rio 2016 Displays

Uzbekistan's newly crowned Olympic light flyweight champion Hasanboy Dusmatov has been awarded the Val Barker Trophy for the most outstanding male boxer of Rio...

Shields, Stevenson and Mayer all claim gold as US success continues at AIBA American...

United States stars Claressa Shields and Shakur Stevenson completed a superb week with victories in their respective finals at the International Boxing Association (AIBA)...

Exclusive: Every other Olympic sport has professionals so why can’t boxing, asks AIBA President?

Plans to roll-out Olympic boxing to all professional fighters are in line with the sporting spirit of inclusivity, International Boxing Association (AIBA) President CK...

Of the Golden Stars of Rio and Those Who Made All Medals Shine Brighter

Who was the biggest star of the 2016 Olympics? It depends on your point of view. From a global perspective, the answer is undoubtedly...

Ali Was One of Several Activists in Sports

Muhammad Ali was one of sports 1960's rebels. Ali, the members of the 1965 American Football League All-Star team that refused to play in...

Boxing vs. Mixed Martial Arts: Which is More Dangerous?

Recently there has been an increase in the debating of whether the sport of boxing or mixed martial arts (MMA) is more dangerous to...

Unorthodox Hands: The Art of Steve Cunningham

Two-time International Boxing Federation Cruiserweight World Champion Steve “USS” Cunningham’s skillset is undeniable; however, the Philly-born contenders’ hands are also skilled in the visual...

Rio 2016 set to be open to professional boxers after AIBA propose changing rules

An Extraordinary Congress is set to be held by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) in May to pass new rules that would allow top...

AIBA signs agreement with Alibaba Sports Group in bid to aid boxing’s development

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Alibaba Sports Group to cooperate on projects aimed at supporting and...

Irish boxer O’Reilly Sent Home From Rio 2016 After Admitting Taking Banned Substance

Irish boxer Michael O’Reilly has been withdrawn from the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after he admitted he had taken a banned drug. The...

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