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Kazakhstan Olympic Team
August 25, 2016
China faces 1-year ban from weightlifting over doping
China is facing a one-year ban from weightlifting over repeated doping cases in a move which threatens to stop some of the ...
August 24, 2016
3 Olympic weightlifting gold medalists fail doping retests
Three Olympic champion weightlifters from China and eight other medalists stand to be stripped of their titles after failing ...
August 20, 2016
Gold medal not the only prize for most Olympic champions
Singapore swimmer Joseph Schooling left Rio de Janeiro known as the man who defeated Michael Phelps. And as a millionaire.
August 18, 2016
Julio Cesar La Cruz wins Cuba's 1st light heavyweight gold
Julio Cesar La Cruz saluted the small Cuban section that came to watch him box for gold, then kissed the stand before he ...
August 16, 2016
APNewsBreak: Boxing decision could lead to judging changes
Heavyweight Evgeny Tishchenko's gold-medal victory over Vassiliy Levit in a widely criticized decision is likely to be a ...
August 16, 2016
Column: Judging problems return to Olympic boxing
Maybe having pros box in the Olympics isn't such a bad idea after all. While they're at it, they might start getting some ...
August 15, 2016
Americans denied gold for 1st time since 2008 Games
The Americans were denied a gold medal Monday for the first time since the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and it took two big ...
August 10, 2016
Gray skies and green water at the Rio de Janeiro Games
Skies and pools both darkened Wednesday as the sun-splashed Olympics in Rio de Janeiro gave way to gray clouds and murky ...
August 09, 2016
China wins 2 golds as doping cases hit weightlifting
With weightlifting once again hit by a doping scandal, China won two Olympic gold medals in the sport on Tuesday. Deng Wei ...
July 30, 2016
2016 Rio Olympics medal projections
Medal projections for the 2016 Rio Olympics, compiled from predictions by the staff of The Associated Press who cover each ...
July 25, 2016
Doping in ex-Soviet nations echoes Russia's problems
While the scandal of Russian doping threatens to be one of the main talking points of the Rio Olympics, other countries are ...
July 15, 2016
No headgear, new scoring, 3 pros headline Olympic boxing
After 112 years of amateur competition, professional boxers are fighting in the Olympics. All three of them.
July 15, 2016
Let's hear some noise! Weightlifters bring unique sounds
Weightlifting is more grit than glamour. Athletes grunt, yell and do whatever it takes to prepare themselves to lift heavy ...
July 13, 2016
IOC strips 2012 bronze medal from Ukrainian weightlifter
A Ukrainian weightlifter was stripped of her bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday, the first athlete ...
July 08, 2016
Expect another unpredictable road race at Rio Olympics
The British were supposed to dominate the Olympic road race in London, ushering sprint ace Mark Cavendish over the lumpy ...
July 02, 2016
Olympians who found workaround to political circumstances
Track officials say Russian whistleblower Yulia Stepanova could be allowed to compete at the Olympics even though the rest ...
June 22, 2016
3 countries could face bans from Rio Olympics for doping
Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus face one-year suspensions from international weightlifting competition following the retesting ...
June 20, 2016
Kazakhstan's Ilyin set to lose 2 Olympic golds for doping
Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin could lose both of his Olympic gold medals after being caught doping in retests from 2008 and ...
June 16, 2016
4 Olympic weightlifting champions fail doping retests
Four Olympic weightlifting gold medalists from Kazakhstan have been provisionally suspended after their doping samples were ...
June 06, 2016
Weightlifting fed says 20 positives in 2008 and 2012 retests
Twenty positive tests, including medal winners, were among the retested doping samples from weightlifters taken at the 2008 ...