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Boxing prexy  steps down

Boxing prexy steps down

Under investigation for unethical conduct by Olympic boxing’s governing body AIBA, C. K. Wu resigned as its president on Monday and also gave up his seat on the IOC’s executive board.

Even on the local front, personages from professional boxing lashed out at the decision of the AIBA to allow pros to fight in the Olympics, starting with Rio this August, citing the difference in skills and experience and safety as primary reasons for their disapproval.

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Professional boxers can compete at the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the sport’s governing body ruled in a landmark decision on Wednesday.

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