Boxing – Iranian female fighter cancels return home after arrest warrant issued

Iranian boxer Sadaf Khadem poses in the locker room after winning the fight against French boxer Anne Chauvin during an official boxing bout in Royan, France, April 13, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe

PARIS (Reuters) – The first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing bout has cancelled plans to return home after an arrest warrant was issued for her in Tehran, her representative said on Wednesday as Iranian authorities issued a denial. Sadaf Khadem beat a French boxer, Anne Chauvin, in the bout, which took place in […]

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