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Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets

A Brazilian court has ordered the seizure of goods and assets belonging to the broadcast-arm of the International Olympic Committee.

Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets
Olympics: Kazakh boxing golden boy has scar to show for it
Olympics: Kazakh boxing golden boy has scar to show for it

The fourth Kazakh boxer in a row to win Olympic welterweight gold says a deep cut that will scar him for life will be a satisfying reminder of his Rio exploits.

Olympics: Kazakh boxing golden boy has scar to show for it
Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov, boxer. ©Reuters
Olympics: Kazakh Yeleussinov wins welterweight gold

Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov defeated Uzbekistan's Shakhram Giyasov to win welterweight Olympic boxing gold in Rio.

Olympics: Kazakh Yeleussinov wins welterweight gold
©Nikolay Kolesnikov
Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle

Eight weightlifters who previously served doping bans have won medals at Rio, while others have been sent home for failed tests.

Olympics: The draw of gold brings tainted lifters back to Olympic battle
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned

Germany's weightlifting coach has called for seven countries, including Kazakhstan, to be banned from international competition/

Olympics: German weightlifting coach wants seven nations banned
Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on
Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on

Australia's new teenage swimming sensation Kyle Chalmers won the blue riband Olympic 100m freestyle gold.

Olympics: Aussie teen stars as Ledecky motors on
Gold medal of Rio Olympics. Photo courtesy of news.e23.cn
Olympics: Weightlifting's doping crackdown for Rio

Overshadowed by the Russian Olympic doping scandal, the sport of weightlifting has been waging its own battle against drug cheats.

Olympics: Weightlifting's doping crackdown for Rio
Photo courtesy of drugsmart.com
Kazakhstan weightlifting team facing Rio ban over doping

Kazakhstan, Russia and Belarus are to be suspended for one year by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).

Kazakhstan weightlifting team facing Rio ban over doping
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Kazakh champion Ilyin among 10 new doping failures

Kazakhstan's double Olympic champion Ilya Ilyin and three other gold medalists banned for failing dope tests at the 2012 London Olympics

Kazakh champion Ilyin among 10 new doping failures
Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics
Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics

The head of Kazakhstan's national anti-doping centre has pledged to crack down on drug cheats ahead of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Kazakhstan to beef up doping control ahead of Rio Olympics
Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid
Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid

Hamburg residents voted in a crunch referendum on whether the northern German city should push ahead with its bid to host the 2024 Olympics.

Olympics: Hamburg in crunch vote over 2024 Games bid
Photo © Zhiger Abenov
Kazakhstani boxers at World Championship in Doha

World Boxing Championship 2015 has taken place in Doha, Qatar.

Kazakhstani boxers at World Championship in Doha
Brazil's Rousseff to be investigated for alleged funds misuse
Brazil's Rousseff to be investigated for alleged funds misuse

President Dilma Rousseff's campaign will be investigated for alleged use of funds skimmed from the vast Petrobras corruption scheme, in a twist that could potentially end her term early.

Brazil's Rousseff to be investigated for alleged funds misuse
Pistorius parole back under review after delays
Pistorius parole back under review after delays

A South African parole board is due to meet to determine whether Paralympian star Oscar Pistorius should be released early from a prison sentence for killing his girlfriend.

Pistorius parole back under review after delays
Japan minister tenders resignation over stadium row
Japan minister tenders resignation over stadium row

Japan's sports minister said he had tendered his resignation over abandoned plans for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics's main stadium.

Japan minister tenders resignation over stadium row
Photo ©Martin Gabor, United World Wrestling
Kazakhstan's first Olympic lisence for wrestling

Kazakhstani wrestler Doszhan Kartikov has earned the first Olympic license at the World Championship in Las Vegas.

Kazakhstan's first Olympic lisence for wrestling
World Ranking in Judo updated: Yeldos Smetov takes 1st place
World Ranking in Judo updated: Yeldos Smetov takes 1st place

The International Judo Federation World Ranking has been updated after the World Championship in Astana, Kazakhstan.

World Ranking in Judo updated: Yeldos Smetov takes 1st place
Tokyo Olympic committee scraps scandal-hit logo
Tokyo Olympic committee scraps scandal-hit logo

Tokyo's 2020 Olympics organisers scrapped the event's scandal-hit logo in the latest mishap for the Games after a costs furore forced plans for a $2 billion new national stadium to be torn up.

Tokyo Olympic committee scraps scandal-hit logo
Japan slashes 2020 Olympic stadium price tag
Japan slashes 2020 Olympic stadium price tag

Japan said it would slash the cost of Tokyo's new 2020 Olympic stadium by more than 40 percent, after ditching its original plan due to the eye-watering $2 billion price tag.

Japan slashes 2020 Olympic stadium price tag
Olympics: LA officials ponder $4.1 billion 2024 Olympic bid proposal
Olympics: LA officials ponder $4.1 billion 2024 Olympic bid proposal

The Los Angeles city council is reviewing a $4.1 billion bid proposal for the 2024 Summer Olympics that backers say could produce a surplus of $161 million.

Olympics: LA officials ponder $4.1 billion 2024 Olympic bid proposal