Boxing suffers Olympics blow

Blow: Boxing will not be at the Olympics PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Blow: Boxing will not be at the Olympics PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

The future of amateur boxing looks gloomy after the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) Panel kicked out an appeal by the International Boxing Association (IBA) for inclusion at the Olympic Games.

The boxing body was appealing against a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Session to withdraw the recognition of IBA as an international boxing federation.

Recently, the IOC announced that if boxing remained without a recognised governing body, there would be no boxing on the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic programme.

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