BERLIN (Reuters) - The exclusion of boxing association AIBA from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics over finance and governance problems is a unique case and cannot be compared to challenges other sports bodies may be facing, International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said on Friday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after losing his world heavyweight titles to Andy Ruiz Jr, fellow-Briton Tyson Fury said on Wednesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua will try to regain his lost heavyweight titles in a rematch with Mexican-American Andy Ruiz Jr. in November or December at a location to be decided, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua described his stunning defeat to underdog Andy Ruiz Jr. as "a minor setback" but some in the fight game are wondering where Britain's damaged heavyweight hope goes from here.
(Reuters) - Andy Ruiz Jr. dethroned British title-holder Anthony Joshua with a stunning seventh-round stoppage at New York's Madison Square Garden on Saturday to become the first Mexican-American world heavyweight champion.
(Reuters) - WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder said on Friday that contracts had been signed for a rematch with Tyson Fury after he has fought Luis Ortiz.
(Reuters) - Anthony Joshua's long-awaited U.S. debut on Saturday may not be the mega-fight with Deontay Wilder the boxing world is waiting for but the British heavyweight champion is taking his Mexican opponent just as seriously.
(Reuters) - Russian boxing official Umar Kremlev has reiterated his offer to clear debts of the governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) to protect the interests of boxers and preserve the organisation.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American boxing great Sugar Ray Leonard says that while the sport may not be the national obsession it was during his prime, it is still healthy, an assertion disputed by longtime rival-turned-friend Roberto Duran.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organisers welcomed on Thursday the International Olympic Committee’s recommendation to include boxing at next year's Games.