New Ranking System by AIBA to Boost ANOCA Games

New Ranking System by AIBA to Boost ANOCA Games

Boxers competing at the ANOCA Games and other continental championships would benefit from a new ranking system announced by AIBA early this week. Ranking points for both men's and women's competitions will now be awarded for continental multi-sport Games, a letter addressed to national federations by the AIBA executive director, Ho Kim, said. The recent AIBA Executive Committee meeting which took place from July 15 to 18 in Istanbul, Turkey approved the new ranking system which includes the results of the competitions from the continental multi-sports games. This means that boxers who will perform well…continue reading →
Kameta Congratulates Yaounde As AIBA Announces Host Cities for 2015 – 2016

Kameta Congratulates Yaounde As AIBA Announces Host Cities for 2015 – 2016

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced the results of the bidding for AIBA’s major competitions to be held in 2015 and 2016, as well as for the Olympic Qualifying Events for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The host cities were selected by the AIBA Executive Committee Members in a secret ballot on July 17th during their meeting held in Istanbul, Turkey. Yaounde, Cameroon was chosen as the host city for the AOB Africa Olympic Qualifying Event 2016. BAK President, John Kameta, has sent a congratulatory letter to Bertrand Mendouga, President of Federation…continue reading →
1 Star Coaches Course Begins in Mombasa

1 Star Coaches Course Begins in Mombasa

Local coaches are gathering this week in Mombasa for a coaches training course that will see them earn the coveted  AIBA 1-Star Coaching credential. The AIBA Star 1 Coaching Course is administered by AIBA in conjunction with Boxing Association of Kenya. The course is delivered by Bodo Andreass, an AIBA approved presenter who is also the head coach of Boxing Australia. Some twenty-five coaches had applied to take part in the training that begun Monday, May 12 and will run till May 16 after which the trainees will earn their 1-Star Coaching certificates.…continue reading →