Paris 2024: Boxing Uncertain, Says International Olympic Committee

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IOC expressed dissatisfaction with the work done by the AIBA to address concerns related to its governance, finances and the refereeing and judging system.
The International Olympic Committee on Wednesday 'restated its deepest concerns' on boxing's place in the 2024 Paris Olympics, citing 'unresolved' issues with the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) governance structure, financial situation and the scoring system even as the sport's governing body promised to 'exceed' the laid down criteria. (Other Sports)

In a letter addressed to AIBA president Umar Kremlev, IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper said the Olympic body's Executive Board has asked him and its Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer to 'follow up' on the situation.

The AIBA responded by saying that it is doing everything that the IOC expects from it. "AIBA has been working on comprehensive reform for some time now and is grateful for the IOC's public acknowledgment that a step forward has certainly been taken in terms of good governance...," the AIBA stated in an e-mail to this agency, responding to the IOC letter.

In the four-page communication, IOC expressed dissatisfaction with the work done by the AIBA to address concerns related to its governance, finances and the refereeing and judging system that has been under intense scrutiny since the 2016 Rio Olympics.

"On the basis of the above, the IOC Executive Board restated its deepest concerns and reiterated its previous position regarding the place of…
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