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36 Olympic referees, judges barred from future events by AIBA

36 Olympic referees, judges barred from future events by AIBA

The tournament in August was embroiled in controversy surrounding the new `10-point must` scoring system, with allegations by some beaten boxers that they were robbed of victory.

WADA makes meldonium U-turn, could affect Maria Sharapova ban

WADA makes meldonium U-turn, could affect Maria Sharapova ban

Sharapova`s lawyer John Haggerty accused WADA on Wednesday of "poorly" handling the issue and said they were now "trying to make up for it".

Rio Olympics: Brazil ‘confident’ no corruption on Olympics projects

Rio Olympics: Brazil ‘confident’ no corruption on Olympics projects

The organizing committee for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics said Thursday it is confident no Games venues were involved in a corruption scandal upending the country`s business and political worlds.

US Olympian asked to remove hijab at a cultural festival

US Olympian asked to remove hijab at a cultural festival

"Even after I explained it was for religious reasons, he insisted I had to remove my hijab," she said on Twitter.

Sushil Kumar set for Rio Olympics slugfest, wishes to carry on till 2020

Sushil Kumar set for Rio Olympics slugfest, wishes to carry on till 2020

Sushil will have to beat Narsingh Yadav in the men's 74kg trials to reach Rio. 

Mayor trusts Rio Olympic security, but says 'have to worry'

Mayor trusts Rio Olympic security, but says 'have to worry'

Brazil is larger than the continental United States and has thousands of miles (kilometers) of porous borders, some slicing through the Amazon jungle region. 

Mayor trusts Rio Olympic security, but says 'have to worry'

Mayor trusts Rio Olympic security, but says 'have to worry'

The major problem in Rio is street crime, robberies and assaults part of the endemic violence in a city rife with guns.

Future of doping war in spotlight at WADA meeting

Future of doping war in spotlight at WADA meeting

The IAAF on Friday provisionally suspended Russian athletes from international competition.