The IOC says Rakhimov's letter "does not at all provide an accurate portrayal" of its decisions affecting AIBA. The U.S. Treasury Department says Rakhimov is a heroin trafficker linked to organized crime. His election last month led the IOC to open an inquiry into AIBA.
AIBA risks being derecognized in June after the Olympic inquiry panel reports. The IOC wants to have a Tokyo boxing competition, but possibly without AIBA.
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