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AIBA problems that led to Olympic ban is hopefully 'a unique' case - Bach

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.

Joshua is finished, says Fury

LONDON (Reuters) - Anthony Joshua is 'finished' after losing his world heavyweight titles to Andy Ruiz Jr, fellow-Briton Tyson Fury said on Wednesday.

Joshua's promoter says he has triggered Ruiz rematch clause

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.

Ruiz rematch will be make-or-break for beaten Briton Joshua

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.

Boxing: Joshua suffers stunning defeat to Ruiz Jr.

(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.

Wilder announces rematch with Fury on Twitter

(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.

Joshua calls challenger Ruiz as dangerous as Wilder

(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.

Russia's Kremlev offers to settle AIBA debt

(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.

Boxing - Sugar Ray says boxing not dead, rival Duran not so sure

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 2020 organisers welcome IOC boxing decision

TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo 2020 organisers welcomed on Thursday the International Olympic Committee’s recommendation to include boxing at next year's Games.