Exclusive: Women's boxing skirts issue remains unclear for now

By Tom Degun

women boxing_in_skirts_17-01-12January 23 - It remains unclear as to whether or not female boxers will be given the choice to wear shorts or skirts at the London 2012 Olympic Games despite the Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) Technical and Rules Commission having made a formal recommendation on the issue at their meeting in Bangkok this weekend.










Team GB boxers punch their tickets for London 2012

By Tom Degun at the Olympic Park

Andrew Selby_Fred_Evans_Anthony_Joshua_Tom_Stalker_and_Luke_Campbell_02-12-11December 2 - The British Olympic Association (BOA) have today confirmed the first boxers selected for Team GB at the London 2012 Olympic Games but there were no major surprises as the five fighters who made it to the last 16 at the AIBA World Boxing Championships in October were picked.



Medzhidov picks up elite boxer of the year trophy at 2011 AIBA Awards

By Tom Degun at the AIBA Awards Ceremony in London

aiba awards_29-11-11November 28 - Azerbaijan's super heavyweight star Magomedrasul Medzhidov (pictured second left), who won a gold medal at the International Boxing Association (AIBA) World Championships in Baku last month, has picked up the Elite Boxer of the Year award after recently being named as the recipient of the prestigious trophy.


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