Olympian who swapped urine is first to have 2016 gold medal stripped

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Olympic weightlifting champion Nijat Rahimov of Kazakhstan was stripped of his 2016 gold medal and banned for eight years for doping. [more]

LA 2028 Olympics: Skateboarding, surfing, sport climbing in; boxing, weightlifting, modern pentathlon out (for now)

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Skateboarding, surfing and sport climbing, which made their Olympic debuts in Tokyo, will remain on the program through the 2028 Los Angeles Games. [more]

Laurel Hubbard, transgender weightlifter, named to New Zealand Olympic team

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Laurel Hubbard, a transgender weightlifter from New Zealand, has been named to the nation's Olympic team after qualifying via international rankings. [more]