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Van der Vorst criticises lack of "democratic process" after no election held at IBA Extraordinary Congress

Inside The Games 26 Sep 2022
The Dutch Boxing Federation President and a number of his supporters left the hall at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex in Armenia's capital yesterday, after nearly three-quarters of voting National Federations deemed he should not be permitted to challenge Russian official Kremlev, who has led IBA since December 2020 ... .
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Olympic boxing now in crisis after International Boxing Association vote to not re-run Presidential election

Belfast Telegraph 26 Sep 2022
This decision was subsequently overturned by the Court for Arbitration for Sport. But in their judgment, CAS fell short of ordering a re-run of the contest. However, the IBA’s own Board of Directors recommended that the contest between Kremlev and Van der Vorst be re-run to yesterday’s special Congress in Yerevan, capital of Armenia ... Most Read ... Latest.
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Yerolimpos hits back at "totally misinformed" IOC after IBA Extraordinary Congress criticism

Inside The Games 26 Sep 2022
Van der Vorst had been declared ineligible to stand on the eve of the Extraordinary Congress in Istanbul in May, but his successful appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport prompted a second gathering to be called in Armenia's capital Yerevan. "The IOC is totally misinformed about the actual situation in IBA," Yerolimpos said ... .
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Olympic boxing in jeopardy as IBA congress refuses to re-run presidential election

Irish Independent 25 Sep 2022
But in their judgment, CAS fell short of ordering a re-run of the contest.However, the IBA’s own Board of Directors recommended that the contest between Kremlev and Van der Vorst be re-run to today’s special Congress in Yerevan, capital of Armenia.Despite ...
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Kremlev in celebratory mood as Sweden warns IBA Extraordinary Congress "complete disaster"

Inside The Games 25 Sep 2022
Umar Kremlev was tonight present at a celebration dinner after the International Boxing Association (IBA) Extraordinary Congress voted against allowing Boris van der Vorst to challenge him in a Presidential election here ... Kremlev later added ... The IOC responded to the event in Armenia's capital Yerevan by claiming it is "extremely concerned" ... .
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No end in sight to tangled web strangling boxing

Irish Independent 25 Sep 2022
Nonetheless, he faces an uphill battle, not least because the IBA fixed the meeting for Yerevan, the capital of Armenia which has close political and military links to Russia.Furthermore, Yerevan boxing officials are under investigation following alleged incidents of intimidation ...
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Duncan Mackay: Kremlev has backing of the boxing family so may be it is time the IOC gave him a chance

Inside The Games 25 Sep 2022
Meanwhile, at the back of the conference hall, the small group of Western countries that make up the Common Cause Alliance (CCA) filed out in silence ... A total of 27 countries - either in the room here in Armenia’s capital or attending online - spoke before voting opened for the motion about whether to hold another election ... .
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Anuzis: Pelosi imperils America’s interests

Boston Herald 24 Sep 2022
She meant Russia-backed Armenia, obviously ... Her flying visit last Saturday to Armenia’s capital Yerevan — hastily tacked on to a trip to Germany after the fighting started — was a blatant piece of Armenian flag waving to swing votes back home, and to hell with foreign policy, U.S.
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IBA set for crucial Extraordinary Congress with potential Presidential election re-run

Inside The Games 24 Sep 2022
He has committed to resigning within 100 days if a series of goals including the restoration of IOC financial contributions to the IBA are not achieved, and within one year if boxing's inclusion at Los Angeles 2028 is not secured.Armenia's capital Yerevan is set to host the ...
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Pashinyan Warns of New Azerbaijani Attacks on Armenia During U.N.

Asbarez 23 Sep 2022
He challenged President Ilham Aliyev of Azerbaijan to “show a map of Armenia” that is amenable to Baku’s interests ... Azerbaijan is using all those topics for territorial claims against Armenia ... On the contrary, Azerbaijan has been publicly voicing that the entire South and East of Armenia and even the capital city of Yerevan, is an Azerbaijani land.
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At UN, Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of 'unspeakable atrocities'

Yahoo Daily News 23 Sep 2022
It was a direct, undeniable attack against the sovereignty and the territorial integrity of Armenia," he said ... US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, during a visit Sunday to the Armenian capital Yerevan, blamed Baku for "illegal" attacks on Armenia, condemning an "assault on the sovereignty" of the country.
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LIVE BLOG: World leaders to discuss hot-button issues at UN General Assembly

Independent online (SA) 23 Sep 2022
At UN, Armenia accuses Azerbaijan of 'unspeakable atrocities' ... of Armenia," he said ... US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, during a visit Sunday to the Armenian capital Yerevan, blamed Baku for "illegal" attacks on Armenia, condemning an "assault on the sovereignty" of the country.
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Starmus Festival rocks Armenia with help of Queen guitarist Brian May

Astronomy 23 Sep 2022
Our group has been to the Canary Islands, to Norway, to Switzerland, and now to Armenia, ancestral homeland of the director, Garik ... Our plan this time carried us for a weeklong adventure to Yerevan, Armenia, the country’s capital, which boasts a population of just over a million.
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‘An Army of Zombies Is Leading Us to Hell’

The Atlantic 23 Sep 2022
This latest wave of Russia’s exodus included Anton Shalayev, a 38-year-old senior manager at an IT company, and 15 colleagues. On less than a day’s notice, these men of military age all quitted their relatively comfortable lives in downtown Moscow to fly to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia ... Anna Nemtsova ... They are my personal enemies ... Nemtsova ... Nemtsova.
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Travel: Unearthing Armenia's pupulak and coffee house culture

Khaleejtimes 22 Sep 2022
It could have been for that one reason I fell in love with Armenia right away ... Over days I realised that it was not in Armenia’s monasteries or canyons that I found my traveller’s nirvana, but in its small cups of coffee and water fountains ... The pulpulak is the pride of Armenia ... Armenia celebrates water in yet another way.

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