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 the decision of some political troubles,” AIBA stated. As a result, 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 governing board might no longer forget the file until its 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 the American 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 years ‘ Games “in limbo.”
“Boxers from around the arena which 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 can 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.