Rakhimov says election as AIBA President is an “important step forward” for boxing despite threat of Olympic axe
Gafur Rakhimov has said his election as International Boxing Federation (AIBA) President is an “important step forward” despite the sport’s Olympic future now being at risk.
Ladon Goes Home with Boxing Silver
JAKARTA—No thanks to a head butt, Rogen Ladon will go home with a silver medal in men’s flyweight of boxing in the 18th Asian Games. Ladon was the last man standing for Team Philippines who had a shot at a fifth gold medal. But an ugly wound in his right eyebrow oozed...
Paalam, Marcial Settle for Bronze in Controversial Semis
JAKARTA—Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix Marcial lost in what looked like controversial semifinal duels in the men’s boxing competition of the 18th Asian Games on Friday. Paalam and Marcial lost their chances at the gold medals and contributed the 14th and 15th bronze...
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PH boxers return from 2 Asian tilts
The Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) has sent two teams to separate Asian tournaments in the last fortnight in preparation for the 30th SEA Games to be held in the country at the end of the year. Former world champion and multiple SEA Games...
Gabuco bags gold in Asian Boxing Championships
BANGKOK, Thailand — Josie Gaucho proved detractors wrong as she took the gold medal in the light flyweight division of the Asian Boxing Championships which culminated Friday at the Indoor Stadium of the Hua Mark Sports Complex here. Gabuco, a 32-year-old mother and...
Gabuco, Petecio head PH campaign in AIBA World Women’s Boxing Championships
Former world champion Josie Gabuco and Nesthy Petecio will spearhead the Philippine campaign in the AIBA World Women’s Boxing Championships in New Delhi, India.