The International Boxing Association or AIBA , originally the Association Internationale de Boxe Amateur , is a sport organization that sanctions amateur Olympic-style boxing matches and awards world and subordinate championships. The organization has been involved in multiple...
The first proof of pugilism was found in Egypt and dates back to year 3, BC. For years and years, boxing continuously evolved and was first accepted as an Olympic sport in BC at the 23rd Olympiad in Olympia. Onomastos of Smyrna became the first Olympic boxing champion. More than 2, years later, boxing remains on the Olympic Games program. The first boxing competition at the Olympic Games of modern times was at the edition in St-Louis USA with bouts in seven weight categories. Several years later, representatives of the national associations of England, France, Belgium, Brazil and the Netherlands met in a preparatory conference for the foundation of an international boxing federation: International competition grew rapidly allowing amateurs to compete in prestigious tournaments.
The agreement will see England Boxing and SABA work together on a range of activities to increase the spread of child-friendly, non-contact boxing activity in schools. All the evidence demonstrates that it is a very safe form of sporting exercise for young children and the fact it is already on offer in over 2, schools shows that teachers, Principals and parents now recognise the vast range of benefits boxing can deliver for pupils and the school as a whole. SABA has been working in education for over 60 years and has, since , worked in over 70 schools nationally and with over 1, children.
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