COMMONWEALTH AMATEUR BOXING CHAMPIONSHIPS
BELFAST, NORTHERN IRELAND
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International Fixture List
(June, July, August)
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Last Updated: Tuesday, 8
August 2006, 09:46 GMT 10:46 UK
Commonwealth boxing event
Plans to stage next year's Commonwealth Amateur
Boxing Championships in Belfast next June are in
The Irish Amateur Boxing Association has refused
to grant permission for the event because the EC
Championships will take place in Dublin in late
Over 20 countries were scheduled to compete in
the event which had been pencilled in for the
Ulster Boxing president Pat McCrory will continue
to battle to resolve the issue but he is not
Updated: Tuesday, 4 July 2006, 12:11
GMT 13:11 UK
Waterfront to host
The Waterfront Hall in Belfast has been
confirmed as the venue for the amateur
boxing Commonwealth Championships next year,
starting on Monday 4 June.
Pat McCrory, president of the Ulster
Council, expects it to be one of the biggest
sporting events in the city since the World
Seniors five years ago.
"There has been a lot of interest from
countries wishing to take part," McCrory
told the Irish News.
"I would expect at least 23 countries to
confirm they will enter teams."
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