Baku, January 26, AZERTAC
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has announced that the Global Boxing Cup has been rescheduled to 2022 because of the coronavirus pandemic, according to insidethegames.biz.
The tournament was due to take place over a two month period in Moscow, Russia, later this year but the AIBA Board of Directors announced it was being moved back to 2022 because of the coronavirus situation.
"We are following the pandemic situation carefully and are in contact with doctors," said AIBA President Umar Kremlev.
"Although we have cautious optimism about the situation in general, I totally agree with the Board of Directors to reschedule the Global Boxing Cup tournament to 2022 in order to keep our boxing family healthy - that is our priority."