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Yannick Agnel, Two-Time Olympic Swimming Champion, In Custody For Rape Investigation

Dec 10, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Yannick Agnel was arrested in Paris and placed in police custody in Mulhouse in eastern France on charges of raping a minor. The 29-year-old retired from swimming back in 2016 just after Rio Games.

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Former Brazilian Olympic Committee Boss, Sentenced To Jail

Nov 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Carlos Arthur Nuzman, who also headed the Rio 2016 organizing committee, was found guilty of corruption, criminal organization, money laundering and tax evasion. The 79-year-old executive won't be jailed until all his appeals are heard.


10-Plus Rio Olympics Boxing Bouts Manipulated For ‘Money’, Reveals Investigation; AIBA Promises Clean-Up

Referees, judges and technical officials for the World Championships in Belgrade next month now face tough selection criteria, including background and other checks.

Tokyo Olympics: From Doping To Sex Abuse - Scandals That Made News Since 2016 Rio Olympics

Jul 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A brief look at some of the most notable news, scandals to hit the Olympic world since last Summer Games


World Refugee Day 2021: IOC's Refugee Olympic Team To March Second After Greece In Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony

Twenty-nine athletes from 11 countries will represent the Refugee Olympic Team at Tokyo Olympics

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AIBA Appoints Investigator For Rio Olympics Boxing Judging Fiasco

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The judging in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games had drawn strong criticism from boxers with several claiming to be victims of poor officiating


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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