Tokyo 2020 organisers welcome IOC boxing decision

FILE PHOTO: 2016 Rio Olympics - Boxing - Preliminary - Men's Fly (52kg) Round of 32 Bout 167 - Riocentro - Pavilion 6 - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 13/08/2016. Achraf Kharroubi (MAR) of Morocco and Moroke Mokhotho (LES) of Lesotho compete. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 organisers welcomed on Thursday the International Olympic Committee’s recommendation to include boxing at next year’s Games. The IOC executive board recommended on Wednesday that boxing should keep its place at the Tokyo Games but recognition of AIBA, the governing body of the sport’s amateur version, should be suspended. The recommendations […]

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