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Women's boxing proposed for Games

Updated: February 18, 2009, 3:00 PM ET
Associated Press

MILAN, Italy -- The International Amateur Boxing Association voted Wednesday to move ahead with a bid to include women's boxing in the Olympics, starting with the 2012 Games in London.

Boxing is the only one of 26 Olympic summer sports federations without female competitors.

AIBA president Ching-Kuo Wu said the executive committee voted unanimously to introduce women's boxing into the Olympics and that an official application would be submitted to the International Olympic Committee ...

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