AIBA World Rankings Out

AIBA have released for the first time ever, world rankings for each of the men's weight divisions.

Currently 9 athletes from Oceania feature in the top 20 in the world and only 1 in the top 10.more

Faerua Challenges VABA Authority

Boxing: Faerua executive not valid

By The Independent
Posted Sunday, February 6, 2005

From Port Vila Pressemore

Boxing Fiji looks for corporate sponsors

Boxing Fiji looks for corporate sponsors
(Tuesday, February 08, 2005)
The Fiji Times

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PNG accepts offer to host Oceania Championships


The National 13 January 2005

WITH less than six months to go, the Papua New Guinea Amateur Boxing Union (PNGABU) has been given the mammoth task of raising K300,000 to stage the Oceania Boxing Championships in Port Moresby.more

PNG's Fong named commissioner for Oceania Boxing.

PNG's Fong named commissioner for Oceania boxing referees and judges.


NZ body will go to world's top court to try and ge

New Zealand Herald

Boxing New Zealand have come out swinging over the amateur status of Tongan fighter Doug Hawke, saying they will take their grievance to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) if their appeal is dismissed.more

Little is ready for Olympic glory .

Meet Geraldton's First Olympian
Geraldton Times
Wednesday, 12 May 2004more

Keeping the dream alive

Tuesday, 11 May 2004

It was the gold medal Newcastle middleweight boxer Jamie Pittman needed to get him closer to his dream.

A chance to make the Australian Olympic boxing team for the Athen's Olympics.more

WA pair will box for Australia

The West Australian
3 May 2004more

Boxing Australia KOs Geale's Athens hopes

May 4 2004

Boxing Australia has rejected a call for the Australian Olympic Committee to intervene in the selection of the team for Athens.more

Australia Sweeps Finals

Australia has won 9 places in Athens in Boxing the 10th going to New Zealand and the 11th place going to Tonga in the Super Heavyweight division in Which Australia had no finalists.more

Women's Finals completed

The inaugural Oceania Boxing Championships for women were completed last night in Nuku'alofa in four weight divisions.

The Australians won five Gold Medals and New Zealand rallied in the afternoon to take 2 Gold.more

Team Vanuatu Progress Well

From Ross and Vicki Schmidt
c/- VABA Web Site

The following six team members are through to the quarter finals which will be held Thursday Night 29/4/04:-

48kg Johnson Yasul
51kg Charley Katmatim
54kg Harold Gavika
64kg Ken Noklam
69kg Mark Peter
69kg David Mael

Fiji Gold medalist decked in first round

Thursday April 29, 2004

Fiji's top Oceania boxing gold medal contender Osea Nakanacagi was stopped short in the first round by his Samoan counterpart Iowane Taulamago in the 75 kg class.more

Fiji scores first win at boxing meet
Wednesday April 28, 2004

Fiji's chances of qualifying for the Olympics in boxing received a boost at the Oceania Boxing Championship in Nuku'alofa last night.more

PNG Boxers' hopes on Kora, Lare

The National
29 April 2004

PNG Team Lamana will pin its hope on Chavis Kora and Paul Lare when they step into the boxing ring at the Oceania and Olympic qualifying tournament at Atele Indoor stadium, Tonga tonight.more

Boxing: Big night for NZers at Oceania champs

New Zealand Herald
28.04.2004 10.10 pm


New Zealanders Eliminated in Tonga

New Zealand Herald
28.04.2004 10.37 am

Two New Zealand boxers were eliminated after losing their opening bouts at the Oceania amateur championships in Tonga last night.more

Kora punches way forward

PNG boxers start their Oceania quest in style

From The National.
26 April 2004more

Bentson on target at Oceania champs

New Zealand Herald

Kahukura Bentson has given New Zealand the best possible start at the Oceania amateur boxing championships in Tonga.more

Aussies Bar our Boxers

PNG champions refused entry to Canberra facilities

The National
7 April 2004more

New Zealand Team named for Oceania boxing champs

New Zealand Herald
1 April 2004

11-strong New Zealand team named for Oceania Boxing Championships in Tonga at the end of April
1 April 2004

Vanuatu Take New Program to Tonga.

From VABA Website at

Vanuatu's National Olympic Team left Port Vila Wednesday morning bound for Tonga for their chance to secure a place at the 2004 Olympic Ganes in Athens.more

Rowles Soars toward third Games

By Grantlee Kieza
April 01, 2004

HE was serving up knuckle sandwiches all weekend but yesterday it was tea, biscuits and a welcoming smile on board the QantasLink flight from Brisbane to Newcastle.more

A door to Athens

By Jeff Wells
Daily Telegraph
April 15, 2004

JIMMY WITHERS, AKA Jimmy Brown, the La Perouse garbo, has the new Hit Man in the garage under his house ready to unleash him on Athens.more
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