Team to train for Olympics in France
The World Boxing Association (WBA) is set to kick off a four-day training camp for the upcoming Olympics in Paris, France.
The WBA said the camp, which begins on Thursday, will be the first of its kind in the history of the sport.
It will take place in the country’s northeast, and will be attended by coaches, trainers, doctors and administrators from the WBA’s regional and global branches, including the International Boxing Federation (IBF), the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The WBC also announced that it will be bringing in a new director general for the Olympic Games, who will be responsible for the selection of the host country.
The WBSS has been a major target of the IOC for years, and this will be its first time hosting the Games.WBA president Oscar De La Hoya is to be in Paris for the first session, with the WBS s director general Adrián Nacic and the WBC’s executive secretary, Paul Armentano, in attendance.
The camp will be part of the WBO s five-day World Championship Series, which is to start on Tuesday, October 14, and which will also see the World Super Series begin on October 18.
The last event of the series was held in Paris in 2020, when the WSBs first-round semi-final against the WBRF.
The IOC and WBA have also been engaged in talks for years over hosting the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
The event will be hosted in conjunction with the Olympic Development Fund (ODF), which was set up in 2015 to support the hosting of the games in the host city.
The current IOC presidency has said it will make a decision on the hosting plans by the end of 2020.
The new IOC president, Raymond Hall, has also said that he will make the decision about whether to host the games at the Olympic Village in 2020.