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Women’s Officials Development Programme spotlight: Nida Khalid

Nida Khalid is a Grade B judge and a Grade C referee. The London region official got into the sport through her Master's degree and has gone on to achieve more than she anticipated. Despite this, she has one eye on becoming IBA accredited.

Women’s Officials Development Programme spotlight: Adele Callaghan (Lambton Street)

The current Grade C judge, who is keen to become a supervisor, is hoping to use the programme to help climb the officiating ladder.

Lissenden awarded Official of the Tournament on first international appointment

England Boxing official Hilary Lissenden has celebrated her first international assignment as a referee and judge by being named as Official of the Tournament.

England Boxing official Morley among first cohort to pass new IBA course

An England Boxing official has successfully completed IBA’s first course that combines qualifying as an International Technical Official (ITO) with an instructor and evaluator.

Norford lands prestigious Technical Delegate role for Birmingham 2022

England Boxing director Micky Norford has been appointed to the prestigious role of Technical Delegate for Boxing for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games by world governing body IBA.

IBA 2-star status for England Boxing R&J Mann

England Boxing official Stuart Stuart Mann said he is ‘thrilled’ to have qualified as an IBA 2-star referee and judge.

London Boxing recognises Terry Gillam with inaugural Life Vice Presidency

London Boxing has presented Terry Gillam with a special award for more than 50 years of tireless service to the sport of amateur boxing, both within and beyond the region.

Southern Counties official Cannell recognised for his 25 years of service

Stalwart official Geoff Cannell has been recognised for his significant voluntary contribution to the sport of amateur boxing over the past 25 years.

Helping people progress spurred boxing's Roberts to OBE

The ‘enjoyment of seeing people progress’ is why long-serving amateur boxing official Chris Roberts has devoted three decades of service to the sport – and now been awarded an OBE for his efforts.

A tribute to Midlands official Fred Cummings

England Boxing is saddened to learn of the passing of well-respected Midlands official Fred Cummings following a short illness.