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IOC Statement on CAS decision regarding withdrawal of recognition of IBA

03/04/2024

The IOC welcomes the decision by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), which has dismissed the appeal filed with it by the International Boxing Association (IBA) against the IOC’s decision to withdraw recognition of the IBA.

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PACIFIC GAMES WRAP-UP: 13 QUOTA PLACES AWARDED

03/12/2023

The boxing tournament of the 19th Pacific Games hosted in Honiara, Solomon Islands, concluded at the Friendship Hall. More than 140 exceptional athletes representing 17 countries fiercely competed to secure one of the coveted 13 Paris 2024 Olympic quota places up for grabs.

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Australia’s Landslide: 6 More Athletes Qualify for Paris as Pacific Games Boxing Tournament Comes to an End

02/12/2023

Super Heavyweight Teremoana, whose Polynesian name means ‘boat’ and ‘ocean’, is ready to lead Team Australia’s 12 qualified boxers across yet another ocean, all the way to Paris 2024.

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Australia Claims 6 Out of 7 Olympic Quotas on the First Finals Day in Honiara. Samoa Wins the Crowd, and 1 Quota

01/12/2023

Only Samoa’s Ato Plodzicki-Faoagali was able to break Australia’s dominance, in Honiara, today, as he won the men’s 92kg final

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Pacific Games Finalists’ Line-up Completed in Honiara. Boxers One Bout Away from Qualifying for Paris 2024

30/11/2023

The 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands, are in full swing, showcasing more than 140 boxers from 17 countries who gathered around the ring of Honiara’s Friendship Hall. On day 4 of the boxing tournament – serving as the Paris 2024 continental qualifier for Oceania – 11 semifinal bouts took place, finalizing the line-up […]

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Finalists Emerge in 6 Weight Classes at the Boxing Road to Paris Oceania Qualifier in Honiara (SOL)

29/11/2023

Twelve semifinal matches in 6 Olympic weight categories unfolded at the boxing tournament of the 2023 Pacific Games, today. The tournament, hosted at the “Friendship Hall” in Honiara, Solomon Islands, from November 27th to December 2nd, serves as a Boxing Road to Paris continental qualification event for the Oceania region. Comprising 25 different weight categories, […]

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Honiara’s Day-2: Quarterfinals in Progress at the Pacific Games

28/11/2023

The boxing tournament of the Pacific Games continued today in Honiara, Solomon Islands, with the quarterfinals in full swing. A total of 22 bouts, including 13 quarterfinals in Olympic categories, unfolded on November 28 at the “Friendship Hall” venue. In the first of today’s four men’s 63.5kg quarterfinals, a compelling rematch took place between two […]

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Boxing Road to Paris Oceania Qualifier Day-1: 140 Athletes at the Starting Blocks

27/11/2023

The boxing tournament of the 17th Pacific Games kicked off today in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands. More than 140 athletes from 17 countries are set to meet in the ring of the newly-built “Friendship Hall” venue, competing in 25 different weight categories, including 13 Olympic weight categories. The tournament serves as the […]

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17th Pacific Games Kick-off in Honiara (SOL): 13 Boxing Quota Places Up for Grabs

26/11/2023

Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, is gearing up to host the Oceania Boxing Olympic Qualification Tournament, marking the fifth stage of the Boxing Road to Paris 2024. As an integral part of the 17th Pacific Games, this boxing showdown will determine the the elite boxers from Oceania who will earn their coveted spots […]

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Boxing Road to Paris: Host Cities and Dates of 2024 World Qualifiers Unveiled

25/08/2023

The Paris 2024 Boxing Unit (PBU) has officially announced the host cities and the dates for the two World Qualification Tournaments, where boxers from around the globe will compete for a spot at the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

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IOC Executive Board recommends to IOC Session to withdraw recognition of International Boxing Association

08/06/2023

The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today recommended to the IOC Session to withdraw recognition of the International Boxing Association (IBA), in accordance with Rule 3.7 of the Olympic Charter (OC).

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Paris 2024 boxing qualification system to achieve a fair process for all NOCs

06/12/2022

IOC Executive board discuss the delivery model for the Paris 2024 Olympic boxing competition and Olympic boxing qualifiers.

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New boxing qualification system approved for Paris 2024

08/09/2022

A new boxing qualification system for the Olympic Games Paris 2024 was approved by the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on 08 September 2022.

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IOC EB: IBA not in position to run qualifying events and boxing competitions for Paris 2024

24/06/2022

The IOC Executive Board has decided that the boxing qualifying events and competitions at the Olympic Games Paris 2024 will not be run under the authority of the IBA.

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