AIBA sidelines Rio Olympics referees and judges pending investigation after boxers were left 'robbed' of victory



Boxing body AIBA has sidelined all 36 referees and judges used at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics until an investigation has been concluded.
The boxing tournament at the Summer Games in August was embroiled in controversy over the new '10 point must' scoring system, with allegations by some beaten boxers that they were 'robbed' of victory.
'While the majority of the boxing competition in Rio 2016 was received very positively... a small number of decisions under debate indicated that further reforms in the AIBA R&J (referee and judging) procedures were necessary,' the International Boxing... read more

 
6 October 2016 in Sport, Views: 26
Source: Daily Mail
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