The $1bn deal between Matchroom Sport and DAZN has sent shockwaves through boxing and threatens to undermine the pay-per-view model that has been so successful in the sport. Richard Clarke looks at the deal and the sport’s emerging presence on YouTube.
Anthony Joshua has today (Thursday) committed to contesting two fights at London’s Wembley Stadium, with Mayor Sadiq Khan stating a plan is in place to avert the threat of reduced capacity for the events.
The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has become the latest international federation (IF) to partner with the new International Testing Agency (ITA) as it seeks to further convince the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its reform efforts.
Comosa, organiser and owner of the World Boxing Super Series, has confirmed the event will expand for its second season with the addition of a bantamweight division.
International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach has warned the International Boxing Association (Aiba) that it needs to make more progress in implementing vital governance reforms or it could face being blocked from being on the programme for the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games.
The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has claimed it is now in compliance with the World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) Code, while the body’s interim president, Gafur Rakhimov, has instigated legal action in a bid to clear his name in the sporting world.
The International Boxing Association (Aiba) has announced a new partnership to outsource the management of its anti-doping program as part of continued efforts to assure the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over its governance.
The World Boxing Council (WBC) has launched a campaign to maintain the sport’s place in the Olympic Games amid growing concern over escalating tensions between the International Boxing Association (Aiba) and International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Former boxing world champions Ricky Hatton and Paulie Malignaggi are among the major names backing a new boxing tournament described as the sport’s first “entertainment series”.
The International Olympic Committee has opened an investigation into Aiba, the International Boxing Association, and could block the sport from participating at the Tokyo 2020 summer Olympic Games due to concerns over the body’s finances and governance.