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STING Canada as the new Official Equipment Supplier for Boxing Canada

Montreal – April 3rd, 2017. At the dawn of the new Olympic cycle, Boxing Canada is proud to announce STING Canada as its new official equipment supplier for the next quadrennial. This new partnership includes personalized uniform for the national team as well as boxing equipment that will furnish the upcoming National Training Centre. The […]


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AIBA R&J 1-Star Course will be hosted in Quebec City in April 2017

During the 2017 Canadian Championships (April 24-30th), Boxing Canada will be hosting an AIBA Referee & Judges 1-Star seminar at Hotel Hilton Quebec in Quebec City. The seminar will be offered in English only.   To register, you must complete this FORM and send it back before Wednesday March 8th.   The course fee id […]


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CANADA VS. CUBA AT THE KEN GOFF MEMORIAL BOXING CLASSIC

(Thursday, February 23, 2017, Regina, SK) – Team Canada’s elite men’s boxing team will step into the boxing ring against Team Cuba for the first time in the history of the Ken Goff Memorial Boxing Classic (KGMBC) on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Credit Union EventPlex in Regina, hosted by Regina Boxing Club. Team Cuba […]


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Job opportunity: Boxing Canada is looking for a National Team coach

Job Description National Team Coach   DESCRIPTION Organization: Boxing Canada Title: National Team Coach Job Category & Nature of Position: Full time Employee Immediate Supervisor: High Performance Director Ultimate Supervisor: Executive Director   GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the direction of the High Performance Director (HPD), the National Team Coach (NTC) shall be responsible for direct coaching support and National Team program […]


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ANNOUNCEMENT – HEADGEAR RULE CHANGE IN CANADA

Following a Special Meeting of Members that took place on February 3rd, Boxing Canada approved unanimously a rule change regarding headgear.   Effective immediately, the new rule reads as follow:   For elite male open boxer, headgear will be mandatory for all sanctioned competitions in Canada with the exception of National Championships. During provincial championships, […]


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Dennis Acheson Belair Jr passed away – the world of boxing is grieving

It is with great sadness that the family of Dennis Acheson Belair Jr. announce his passing on January 27, 2017. His active involvement as a judge and referee in Canada and as the Executive Director of Alberta Boxing will be greatly missed.    The family would like to thank Dr. Peter Brindley, Dr. Brian Buchanan and the […]


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New AIBA rules are now in effect

On December 20th 2016, AIBA held an extraordinary congress in Montreux, Switzerland regrouping all 200 National federations to forge a strong road for boxing towards Tokyo 2020. As part of the special meeting, some rule changes have been approved and are now in effect.   Here are the links to consult the new rulebooks:   AIBA […]


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ANNOUNCEMENT: Boxing Canada moves forward with centralization

Although the project isn’t new, Boxing Canada is finally moving forward with the centralization of its programs following many best-practice recommendations regarding its high performance structure. The decision to move forward was officialized this past weekend during Boxing Canada’s semi-annual meeting along with a number of important decision for the organization’s plan toward Tokyo 2020. […]


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A great first experience at the Youth World Championships for our Canadian boxers

After 9 days of intense competition, the 2016 Youth World Championships came to a close on Saturday November 26th crowning eight nations in the 10 weight divisions. Regrouping 402 boxers from 70 countries, this major championship opposed the best youth boxers in the world and three Canadians took part in the competition. Although medals eluded them, […]


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Lexson Mathieu’s profile – An overview before the AIBA Youth World Boxing Championships

Club Centre de Boxe Empire (Empire Académie) Coach François (Frank) Duguay Date of birth April 14, 1999 Birthplace Montreal Hometown Quebec Height 178cm Weight category 81 kg NOTABLE RESULTS 2016 AMERICAN CONTINENTAL CHAMPIONSHIPS | GOLD 2016 – 2015 CANADIAN CHAMPION 2011-2016 PROVINCIAL CHAMPION (QC) Lexson comes from a family of athletes. Indeed, both his parents practiced combat sports (his father was a boxer) and that’s […]


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