Joint committees meeting to become step towards AIBA good governance
A joint meeting of the AIBA Committees, aimed at discussing current issues and povindg an opportunity to ask questions directly to the AIBA President, was held in Kielce, Poland and online today.
All Committee Chairpersons made presentations announcing their plans to reform AIBA in various areas, including marketing, competitions, coaches, referee and judges, involvement of champions and veterans, gender equality and role of women in boxing, medical and anti-doping issues, ethic and discipline. The committees plan to work together in adjacent spheres.
'This is crucial that we can discuss all issues together with our Committees. They consist of professionals and play a huge role in AIBA good governance. I trust in these people as we gave them responsibility to recommend changes to our sport.
I was delighted to talk to all the Committees today and to exchange many interesting thoughts,' AIBA President Mr. Umar Kremlev said.
'We overcame already ...
AIBA Board Of Directors Meets, Approves Key Reforms
The AIBA Board of Directors met today in person and online, to discuss and approve key reforms.
The meeting coincided with the ongoing AIBA Youth World Championships. It opened with an expression of concern and support for Rashed Al-Swaisat, the Jordanian boxer who was seriously injured earlier in the competition. The Board of Directors then considered a wide range of developments aimed at reforming AIBA.
“AIBA’s first thoughts are with Rashed Al-Swaisat, his family and his teammates. We will continue to do all that we can to support them,” said AIBA President Umar Kremlev.
“The Board of Directors also showed its support for key AIBA reforms that are long overdue. It is vital that we make progress in terms of our overall strategy, our governance, finances, sporting integrity and more.
I am very happy that we have been able to quickly put AIBA’s finances in order thanks to ...
Rizwan shines for Pakistan in T20 victory over Zimbabwe
In-form opener Mohammad Rizwan blazed an unbeaten half-century as Pakistan defeated hosts Zimbabwe by 11 runs in the first Twenty20 International at the Harare Sports Club on Wednesday.
Player of the Match Rizwan played a lone hand for his team with 82 not out as they posted 149 for seven in their 20 overs.
The home side, who have not qualified for the T20 World Cup in India later this year, were always just behind the rate and could only manage 138 for seven in reply.
After being sent in to bat, the Pakistan innings was dominated by Rizwan, whose unbeaten 82 came from 61 balls. No one else scored more than 15, with off-spinner Wesley Madhevere the pick of the home bowling attack with 2-11 from two overs.
Craig Ervine top-scored in the Zimbabwe reply with 34, but he was out to leg-spinner Usman Qadir (3-29), who also claimed the key wicket of home captain Sean Williams (9). Usman ...