IBF confirms its heavyweight belt stripped from Fury

 

SPRINGFIELD, New Jersey (AP) — The IBF stripped British boxer Tyson Fury of its world heavyweight belt because he was breaking rules by meeting Wladimir Klitschko in a rematch in his next fight.

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IOC VP: Brazil economic crisis will inevitably affect games

 

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The political and economic turmoil in Brazil will "inevitably" affect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, a senior IOC official said Wednesday, as Brazilian organizers declared that preparations remain fully on track for the games despite the grim financial situation.

  • Written by STEPHEN WILSON, AP Sports Writer

IAAF drawing bids for events Russia lost over doping

MOSCOW (AP) — Rome and Kiev are among the bidders to host track and field events that were taken away from Russia when it was suspended last month by the IAAF because of a doping scandal.

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