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July 17, 2019

Boxing Association Stripped of Olympic Status, But Boxing Cleared for Tokyo Games

By Catherine Putz
The AIBA has been suspended and Rakhimov has resigned but boxing will still appear in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

March 26, 2019

Is Boxing's Tokyo 2020 Olympic Future on the Ropes?

By Catherine Putz
Last week, AIBA President Gafur Rakhimov offered to step aside. This week, an IOC inquiry into the AIBA should get an update.
November 06, 2018

A Risky Choice: Rakhimov Elected President of Amateur Boxing Federation

By Catherine Putz
The IOC, responding to Rakhimov’s election, expressed “grave” concern over judging scandals, anti-doping, and governance.

October 31, 2018

2 Central Asians and the Future of Olympic Boxing

By Catherine Putz
A Kazakh boxing legend and an Uzbek businessman face off for leadership of the scandal-ridden International Boxing Association.

April 22, 2016

Gennady Golovkin and Kazakhstan’s Soft Power

By Joseph Hammond
The boxer is following a path first blazed by the Philippines' Manny Pacquiao.

September 29, 2015

Amir Khan: Boxing’s Saving Grace in Pakistan?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
British star Amir Khan has offered a lifeline to a struggling sport in Pakistan.
September 16, 2015

Boxing and Pageants in the Philippines

By Shivaji Das
Two very different paths, taken with very similar dreams.

December 12, 2014

Boxing's Great Leap Forward

By Luke Hunt
Pro boxing is taking off in China, helped by the emergence of a home-grown star.

November 27, 2014

Pacquiao vs. Mayweather. Will It Finally Happen?

By Samuel Chi
With Pacquiao dispatching his opponent Sunday, pressure mounts for the fight everyone wants to see.

October 30, 2014

Manny Pacquiao: Boxer, Legislator, Basketball Playing Coach

By Mong Palatino
Many argue that the basketball court was a step too far for the boxing legend.

October 02, 2014

Could Pacquiao vs. Mayweather Finally Happen?

By Samuel Chi
Recent comments suggest that the two fighters may finally be moving closer to boxing’s most anticipated match-up.
July 01, 2014

Cambodia's Boxing Girls

By Hannah Reyes
Some young Cambodian women are defying convention by taking up a brutal sport.

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