Troubled boxing body AIBA looks to change its name

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Amateur boxing's troubled governing body AIBA is considering a name change after it was cut out of organizing the Olympic tournaments this year.

AIBA's interim president Mohamed Moustahsane said in a statement Tuesday that rebranding is part of a package of reforms he wants national federations to vote on in March.

“There is a wish to reform, and a change of the name is also a part of reform. It will be discussed at the next (executive committee) meeting to be presented at the Congress in March," Moustahsane said in the statement provided by AIBA to The Associated Press via text message.

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