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Olympic boxing body considering skirts for women

Olympic boxing body considering skirts for women

The governing body of Olympic boxing says it will hold talks in January about women fighters wearing skirts instead of shorts at the 2012 London Games.
The International Amateur Boxing Association says it has not decided on uniform rules for women, following media reports that it had.
AIBA's technical and rules commission will meet in January to "offer recommendations" to the ruling executive committee.
AIBA says it is "seeking a consensus" from the boxing world and "the wider public."
Women's boxing will make its Olympic debut in London.