Boxing: Rio judges and refs barred from future fights



Three dozen boxing referees and judges who officiated at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been barred from working at further world-level events until an investigation is completed.
The International Boxing Association (AIBA) said yesterday that the 36 referees and judges should be ineligible to officiate at events it organizes. AIBA’s youth world championships will be held next month in St Petersburg, Russia, but the association has no senior world championships scheduled in the next year.
The integrity of AIBA, its officials and scoring system were questioned in Rio. During the games,... read more

 
7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 27
Source: Morning Star
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