Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Boxing Association has received several enquiries following recent British media allegations.
AIBA announced on 23 September 2011 the establishment of the AIBA Special Investigation Committee to investigate the legitimacy of these allegations.
With the approval of the AIBA Executive Committee, the Special Investigation Committee (SIC) was formed with five distinguished experts including key members of the AIBA Disciplinary and Ethics Commissions and the AIBA Legal Counsel.
The Committee Chairman has written to the BBC to formally request that it assist the Committee in its investigation by providing all evidence relied upon by the BBC in support of its allegations. The Committee will hold its first meeting on 6 October 2011.
For the time being, and until the Committee has conducted its full investigation, AIBA will not be in a position to make any further communications regarding these allegations.
September 30, 2011