7 months Boxers in limbo, says AIBA Manilatimes |Sports
LAUSANNE: The under-pressure International Boxing Federation (AIBA) criticized on Thursday (Friday in Manila) the IOC’s decision to wait until late May before delivering their verdict on the sport’s Olympic fate as it fights for its place on the 2020 Tokyo roster after a storm of corruption allegations. AIBA said the International Olympic Committee’s refusal to comment on a wide-ranging audit for nearly another two months left their members “in limbo”. “Boxers from around the world who have been training for years towards their Olympic dreams continue to be left in the dark about where, when and how they can qualify ... more