Boxing chief ‘optimistic’ over ending Tokyo Olympics threat

first_imgMOST READ The Witcher series prompts over 500,000 reprints of Andrzej Sapkowski’s books AIBA interim president Mohamed Moustahsane said: “We had a very productive meeting with the IOC inquiry committee today.”He said he was confident the inquiry would produce a positive report with the IOC which is due to meet to decide on its verdict on Wednesday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsMoustahsane, in a statement, added: “We remain optimistic about the future of Olympic boxing and AIBA’s ability to safeguard this great sport.”The Moroccan doctor was joined by AIBA’s American chief executive Tom Virgets in an eight-strong delegation at the hearing with the three-member IOC inquiry led by Nenad Lalovic, the president of wrestling’s ruling body. NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption PLAY LIST 02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu If the AIBA’s Olympic suspension is maintained the IOC has said it will step in to ensure the sport appears in Tokyo.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college (FILES) In this file photo taken on April 12, 2019 International Boxing Federation AIBA interim president, Morocco’s Mohamed Moustahsane poses during an interview with AFP in Lausanne. – (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)Amateur boxing’s governing body the AIBA emerged from talks with the IOC on Monday “optimistic” of retaining the right to organize the event at next year’s Tokyo Olympics.The International Olympic Committee has frozen boxing’s preparations for next year’s Games as it seeks proof that the AIBA has cleaned up its act after concern over its governance and finances.ADVERTISEMENT Eduard Folayang gets new opponent for ONE Manila card Ricci Rivero leads Gilas team for Fiba 3×3 Asia Cupcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Solon urges Solgen to reconsider quo warranto petition vs ABS-CBN Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption LeBron James stretches lead in NBA All-Star Game fan voting Pagadian on tighter security for 100,000 expected at Sto. Niño feast Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more

Jurgen Klopp equals record set by former Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez

first_img ‘I’ll get him’ – Robertson further endears himself to fans with revenge vow to Mane Getty Images – Getty Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has every reason to smile after a perfect start to the Premier League season 1 Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos LATEST latest Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff TOP WORK Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? SORRY Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has equalled an achievement set by Anfield favourite Rafa Benitez by picking up his second consecutive Premier League Manager of the Month award.Klopp, who has now won the accolade on five occasions, has overseen a perfect start to the 2019/20 season with the Reds winning all eight of their games. appointed Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion 2 – Jürgen Klopp is the first @LFC manager to win the Premier League manager of the month award in consecutive months since Rafael Benítez in November/December 2005. Prevalent. pic.twitter.com/CHemg20B39— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) October 11, 2019The latest achievement is another reason for Klopp to smile after recently celebrating his four-year anniversary on Merseyside.Klopp is the first Liverpool manager to achieve the feat since Benitez, who like his German counterpart also delivered Champions League glory at Anfield.In fact Benitez picked up the back-to-back awards – in November and December 2005 – just a matter of months after he led his side to that historic victory in Istanbul.Klopp has replicated that too, having steered the Reds to a sixth European crown with a 2-0 win against Tottenham in Madrid in June. PAYBACK Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 scrap revealed MOST READ IN FOOTBALL Klopp’s predecessor Brendan Rodgers had a run of 10 straight wins at the beginning of 2014, but that was unable to land him back-to-back Manager of the Month accolades.Liverpool will be looking to continue their 100 per cent start to the season when they travel to struggling Manchester United next weekend, already holding a eight-point lead over title rivals Manchester City.The Reds are on a run of 17 Premier League victories, bettered only by City’s sequence of 18 wins between August and December 2017.last_img read more