Woman refused boxing licence because of sex
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Couch v British Board of Boxing Control Ltd  IT/2304231/97 (0 other reports)
In Couch v British Board of Boxing Control Ltd a London South industrial tribunal (Chair: J Warren) holds that a female boxer who was refused a licence to box in the UK by the sports governing body was unlawfully discriminated against on grounds of sex.
Jane Couch is a welterweight boxer and currently women's welterweight boxing champion of the world, a title she won, and successfully defended, in the United States.