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AIBA will not play any role in organising Olympic boxing at Tokyo 2020 ©Getty Images

The International Boxing Association (AIBA) has been suspended as the Olympic governing body for the sport and will not play any role in organising the tournament at Tokyo 2020, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced today.

Read more: IOC taskforce to oversee organisation of boxing at Tokyo 2020 after AIBA suspended

LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The International Coaching Enrichment Certification Program honored its class of 2019 in a ceremony, held May 2 at the Association of National Olympic Committees headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland. The 11th edition of the ICECP – an intensive coaching education program developed by the United States Olympic Committee, the University of Delaware and the International Olympic Committee – included 27 coaches representing five continents, 26 nations and 14 sports.

Read more: Twenty-seven coaches graduate from 11th edition of International Coaching Enrichment Certification...

Jordan's Prince Faisal bin Hussein has written to IOC members telling them he is planning to stand for election to the Executive Board ©JOC

Jordan's Prince Faisal bin Hussein is set to stand for election to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board, he has confirmed to insidethegames here.

Read more: Exclusive: Prince Faisal to stand for election to IOC Executive Board

Burundi's Francine Niyonsaba, right, who took Rio 2016 800m silver behind Caster Semenya, said last month that she was also an athlete who fell into the DSD category ©Getty Images

There’s no feeling of triumph in International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) circles in the wake of yesterday’s landmark ruling by the Court of Arbitration for Sport supporting their "eligibility regulations for the female classification for athletes with differences of sex development".

Read more: Mike Rowbottom: The IAAF and Caster Semenya – a conundrum; a tragedy

Left to right: LA mayor Eric Garcetti, now-LA28 chairman Casey Wasserman, LA28 athlete relations director Janet Evans // photo LA28

The Los Angeles 2028 organizing committee on Tuesday released an inflation-adjusted budget, and in the rush to pounce on the new number, $6.9 billion, every single outlet missed the story.

Read more: The real story: a billion-dollar surplus

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