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The Hungarian László Papp, the first three-time olympic champion boxer was born 95 years ago

One of the world’s top boxers of all time, László Papp, was born ninety-five years ago today.  He was born in Budapest’s 13th district. Initially, Papp preferred football, but, thanks to his father, he soon came to know boxing. After World War II, he worked for the state railway company and trained at the state...
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István Kovács appointed Secretary General of AIBA

Two-times AIBA World Champion and Olympic champion István Kovács was appointed as a Secretary General of the International Boxing Association (AIBA).  The decision was taken by the AIBA Board of Directors on Monday, March 22nd, during a meeting via videoconference.  ‘The fate of our organization has to be decided and will be decided by the boxers themselves....
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Strong Hungarian activities in the recent weeks and many upcoming plans including the Bornemissza Memorial Tournament

The Hungarian Boxing Association arranged several competitions and activities already in the year of 2021 and there is not any stoppage in their projects. Following the Bocskai, the Enekes and the Akos Toth Memorial Tournaments, their traditional Bornemissza Youth & Junior Memorial Tournament are scheduled. The 65th edition of the Istvan Bocskai Memorial opened the...
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Mrs. Zsuzsanna Tóth becomes the Vice-Chair of the AIBA Competitions Committee

Mrs. Zsuzsanna Tóth was elected to Vice-Chair of the AIBA Competitions Committee. She has been a Director of International Relations of Hungarian Boxing Association Position from 2014 to 2020 and a Secretary General of Hungarian Boxing Association since 2020. The Chairpersons and Vice-Chairpersons of the seven established AIBA Committees were appointed by the AIBA Board...
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Russian boxing chief Umar Kremlev front-runner for AIBA presidency

On December 12-13th, the International Boxing Association (AIBA) will elect a new president. EU Today was able to meet with front-runner Umar Kremlev to discuss the current challenges facing the organisation – there are many – and how he plans to restore AIBA to its former glory. Kremlev is able to bring a huge amount...
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Interview with the Spanish President Mr. Felipe Martinez

The President of the Spanish Boxing Federation and the Chairman of the EUBC Coaches Commission Mr. Felipe Martinez was appointed to the AIBA Executive Committee in the recent days and he has been preparing also to the upcoming Boxam Tournament which could be a highlight in the European boxing map next month. The active and...
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2020 EUBC Youth, Junior and U-22 Championships Dates

Dear Presidents and Secretaries General, I would liketo inform youthat following the Mail Vote, the EUBC Executive Committeehas approved the dates of the re-scheduledEUBC Junior, Youth and U22European Boxing Championships 2020. Please find below the dates and hosting cities of the above mentioned EUBC Championships: EUBC Youth European Boxing Championships –November 11 –23 / Budva,...
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AIBA to consider holding virtual Congress in December

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) is to survey National Federations about holding a virtual Congress in December, according to European Boxing Confederation (EUBC) President Franco Falcinelli. Falcinelli, writing in a monthly newsletter, said AIBA Interim President Mohamed Moustahsane confirmed the move after joining the continental body’s latest video-conference. Holding the AIBA Congress virtually could be...
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Happy International Boxing Day!

On July 22nd, we will celebrate again the International Boxing Day – the main holiday for all our athletes, coaches, R&Js, officials, ringside doctors, cutmen, boxing schools and clubs, as well as all boxing stakeholders. For the 2020 edition, AIBA has established a new award – “Best in Boxing”. Due to the pandemic situation, there...
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The International Olympic Committee extended the age limits of the boxing event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee amended the age requirements of the boxing tournament of the Tokyo Olympic Games. The age limits have been amended by one year in the upcoming qualification events and the Olympic Games itself. Minor changes have been done in several sports in the qualification criteria for the Tokyo Olympic Games announced by...
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