Elections for new boxing body on May 8

Apr 17, 2016, 09:23 IST | PTI

New Delhi: The days of turmoil in Indian boxing seem finally headed for an end with the country's administrators yesterday deciding to hold fresh elections on May 8 to put together the Boxing Federation of India as the new national body.

In a meeting of stakeholders in Kolkata, it was decided to hold the elections on May 8, six days before the end of the deadline set by the tough-talking International Boxing Association (AIBA).

"The elections will be on May 8 and the process will have the support of the Indian Olympic Association. The venue is still to be finalised. The nominations will be sent to the International Boxing Association," an official said on Saturday.

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