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AIBA: Amateur boxing elects new head as recreation’s Olympic destiny considered

Moroccan Mohamed Moustahsane changed into chosen to move the International Boxing Association (AIBA) after Gafur Rahimov stepped down.
Uzbek Rahimov stop “pending decision of some political troubles,” AIBA stated.
The International Olympic Committee has “frozen the planning” for boxing at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
It is carrying out an inquiry into AIBA’s “governance, ethics and financial control” and this week said its govt board might no longer do not forget the file till it subsequent meets on 22 May.
Boxing’s Olympic chance is ‘exceptional.’
Rahimov’s function was one of the IOC’s key worries, with the businessman formerly defined through America Treasury Department as a “key member and companion of a transnational organized criminal network.” He denies any links with crook enterprises.
AIBA has criticized the IOC’s selection for attending till late May to record again, announcing it has left the sport’s involvement at subsequent yr’s Games “in limbo.”

 


“Boxers from around the arena who has been an education for years in the direction of their Olympic dreams continue to be left within the darkish approximately wherein, while and the way they are able to qualify for the Tokyo Olympic Games,” it said.
However, the IOC has insisted it’ll make “all efforts” to make specific boxing capabilities at subsequent summer time’s Games.

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