Boxing

World Boxing elects van der Vorst as president, brings in Sting as partner

The breakaway World Boxing governing body has elected Boris van der Vorst from the Netherlands as its first president and has…

Fury family bouts highlight growing fragility of boxing’s identity and integrity

Tyson Fury, one of the biggest names in boxing, with the WBC heavyweight title and an undefeated record to his…

World Boxing and IBA both add new members in tit-for-tat

World Boxing, the nascent global governing body for the sport that was established in mid-April, has unveiled five new national federations…

IBA formally complains to World Boxing over trademark violations

The beleaguered International Boxing Association (IBA) governing body has formally complained to its would-be rival World Boxing over the latter’s alleged use…

Showtime Sports to shut down at end of 2023

Showtime Sports, the premium US entertainment cable and satellite channel, is set to shut down at the end of 2023.Paramount…

Boxxer agrees NBC media rights tie-up

US broadcaster NBC Sports has announced a deal with UK boxing promoter Boxxer to showcase its events.Boxxer events will now…

DAZN to broadcast Fury vs Ngannou boxing card

Global sports-focused streaming service DAZN has announced it will globally broadcast the upcoming boxing bout between Tyson Fury and Francis…

The IOC approves five additional sports for LA28

The executive board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has approved the five additional sports put forward for inclusion in the Los…

Matchroom partners Rakuten, NSN to bring boxing to Japan

Boxing promoter Matchroom has partnered with ticketing company Rakuten Ticket and sports entertainment company Never Say Never (NSN) to host…

IBA installs Roberts as permanent chief exec and secretary general

The International Boxing Association (IBA) has named Chris Roberts as its permanent secretary general and chief executive after holding the…

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