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WADA has 100 'strong' Russian doping cases in Moscow data, 2019 June 26

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency has more than 100 "strong cases" of suspected Russian doping in data retrieved from the Moscow testing laboratory.

WADA president Craig Reedie says the agency is "packaging evidence" for sports governing bodies to prosecute cases.

Reedie says only data for "suspicious cases" ...

Timeline of boxing body AIBA's problems, 2019 June 26

The International Boxing Association has been told it cannot participate in the 2020 Olympics after years of financial chaos and allegations of corrupt judging.

While boxing remains on the program, the IOC will organize the competition itself.

Here is a timeline of AIBA's problems inside and outside the ring:

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IOC to change process of Olympic bid races, host elections, 2019 June 26

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Olympics hosted in multiple cities or countries. Bidders pro-actively invited. Candidates recommended with possibly no opponents.

Radical changes in how and when Olympic hosts are picked were voted in Wednesday as the International Olympic Committee looks to avoid negative headlines and angering local taxpayers following referendum ...

Mbappe wants to play at both Euro 2020 and Olympics, 2019 June 26

PARIS (AP) - Kylian Mbappe is looking forward to a busy summer in 2020.

The 20-year-old France forward, who helped his national team win the World Cup last year, wants to play at both the 2020 European Championship and the Tokyo Olympics.

Soon after France qualified for the Olympic tournament ...

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA, 2019 June 26

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - The IOC stripped Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA on Wednesday and will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games.

AIBA had created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for the IOC and its American stakeholders, Olympic inquiry panel chairman ...

Timberwolves hire Pablo Prigioni as assistant coach, 2019 June 25

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - The Minnesota Timberwolves have hired Pablo Prigioni as an assistant coach, after the native of Argentina spent last season on staff with the Brooklyn Nets.

Prigioni spent the majority of his 20-year playing career in the Spanish League. He became the NBA's oldest rookie at age 35 ...

Real Madrid to have women's team from 2020-21 season, 2019 June 25

MADRID (AP) - Real Madrid will have a women's team from the 2020-21 season.

The club says it has reached an agreement to take over Deportivo Tacon, which was playing in the second tier in Spain.

Madrid was one of the few top clubs in Europe without a women's side. ...

Breakdancing takes step closer to Olympic debut in Paris, 2019 June 25

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Breakdancing moved a step closer to the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and now organizers can look to book a street venue in Paris.

Called breaking in Olympic circles, its medal debut was last October at the Buenos Aires Youth Summer Games. The street dance competitions will ...