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IOC questions Olympic boxing leadership after international federation's election

With boxing's status at the Olympics in doubt, the IOC was not impressed on Saturday with the leadership election of the sport's governing body which was stripped of recognition in 2019.

Figure skating body proposes age limit hike to 17 at Olympics, other events

Figure skating's governing body has detailed a proposal to raise the athlete age limit to 17 at the Olympics and other international events.

ISU removes Rostelecom Cup from Russia in November over war in Ukraine

Russia has been stripped of hosting an event on figure skating's Grand Prix circuit next season because of the country's war on Ukraine.

Key matches, main stars and more: a complete look at the World Cup group stage

Lionel Messi possibly facing Robert Lewandowski, Spain definitely playing Germany, and Luis Suarez handed a rematch against old foe Ghana. The draw on Friday for the World Cup group stage set up some intriguing prospects, and will start on Nov. 21 with host Qatar playing Ecuador.

Qatar and FIFA criticized harshly ahead of World Cup draw

A Norwegian soccer official delivered a scathing criticism of World Cup host Qatar and FIFA to an audience of executives on Thursday on the eve of the tournament's draw.

UEFA ban on Russian soccer teams upheld in court

The ban on Russian soccer teams from European competition was upheld Tuesday by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. But the Interim verdict does not apply to Russia's chances of being reinstated for World Cup qualifying.

IOC proposes exclusion of Russian, Belarusian athletes from international events

In a sweeping move to isolate and condemn Russia after invading Ukraine, the International Olympic Committee urged sports bodies on Monday to exclude the country's athletes and officials from international events.

U.S. figure skaters lose appeal to receive team medals before end of Olympics

Arbitrators have rejected a last-ditch request by American figure skaters to have their silver medals awarded before the end of the Olympics.

After Kamila Valieva debacle, IOC president takes rare shots at Russians

IOC President Thomas Bach joined the global bandwagon of support for Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva Friday, criticizing her entourage and questioning whether 15-year-old athletes should be put under such pressure at the Olympics.

Organizers defend China's stance on Uyghers, Taiwan as Beijing Olympics get political

China's stance on questions about its politics and policies has been straightforward: It's the Olympics, and we're not talking about these things. That changed Thursday at the Beijing organizing committee's last regularly scheduled daily news conference.

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