Found July 01, 2013 on Pro Boxing Fans:
PLAYERS: Gary Shaw
The last few weeks has seen swirling controversy over the possible inclusion of professional boxers in the Olympic games, beginning with Brazil in 2016. Not only is there controversy about whether or not this should happen, there's also controversy about just who these pro boxers could be, and how they could be affiliated. Below, find two different sides of the story. The first is from the AIBA itself, and the second contains arguments and quotes from both the WBC and promoter Gary Shaw. The International Boxing Association (AIBA) strongly defends its position and images tarnished by non-AIBA pro boxing organizations in regard to the Olympic Games. As defined in Chapter 1, Point 6 of the Olympic Charter, the Olympic Games "are competitions between athletes in individual or team events and not between countries. They bring together all athletes selected by their respective National Olympic Committees (NOCs), whose entries have been accepted by the International Olympic Commi...
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