Boxing India Gets International Recognition Ahead of Asian Games

Boxers representing India at the Asian Games will be able to fight under the tri colour.

updated: September 16, 2014 17:32 IST
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AIBA has given provisional approval to a new group called Boxing India.


Mumbai: The governing body of amateur boxing (AIBA) has given recognition to a newly-elected national federation in India, paving the way for fighters to compete under their national flag at the Asian Games which starts this week.

The Indian Amateur Boxing Federation was suspended in late 2012 for 'possible manipulation' in its elections and eventually terminated by AIBA in March this year.

AIBA subsequently gave provisional approval to a new group called Boxing India which ignored bickering units and held fresh elections last week.

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