Qatar’s Thulasi Tharumalingam and Hakan Murst Nuraydin fail to book their berths at the AIBA World Championships after losing out in the Asian event’s preliminaries in Baku.
Qasim Abudabaat made history when he registered Palestine’s first victory in a major international competition.
QATAR Boxing Federation President Yousuf Ali Al Kazim, who played a big role in the successful organisation of the 2015 AIBA World Championships in Doha, complimented the efforts of Thulasi Tharumalingam and Hakan Murst Nuraydin.
BOXING is relatively a new sport in the region, but after Qatar hosted the 2015 AIBA World Championships, most nations, including the UAE, are taking active interest in popularising it.
THULASI Tharumalingam and Hakan Murst Nuraydin will represent Qatar at the Fourth Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from May 12 to 22.
Beats Klitschko in the 11th round in a marathon fight which attracted the biggest crowd in Britain for 78 years.
Qatar Boxing Federation chief Yousuf Ali Al Kazim speaks about the country’s preparations to qualify for the World Championships and the challenges it faces in grooming the next generation.
QBF President Yousuf Ali Al Kazim, who had recently attended a two-day AIBA Commission meeting in New Delhi, India, said recommendations for the Tokyo 2020 road map had been finalised.
ASIAN Games bronze medallist Hozam Nabah, who has unofficially quit the sport, is likely to start his career as an assistant coach with the Qatar national team.
The World Boxing Association (WBA) and international boxing association (AIBA) entered into a major strategic partnership to establish common goals on the sport’s future.
Neither of them gave a venue for the match but a source said the bout would be in the UAE.
Anthony Joshua paved the way for a fight against Vladimir Klitschko next year by making quick work of Eric Molina in a third round win
Manny Pacquiao put on a dazzling display in his return to the ring after a brief retirement, scoring a unanimous decision over champion Jessie Vargas to win the WBO welterweight title in Las Vegas.