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AIBA sidelines all referees and judges used at Rio Olympics pending an investigation

• 36 officials taken out of action following controversy at Games• Investigation being held ‘to fully assess what action needs to be taken’ The Amateur International Boxing Association (AIBA) have sidelined all 36 referees and judges used at the Rio Olympics until an investigation has been concluded. The boxing tournament at the Games in August was embroiled in controversy over the new ‘10 point must’ scoring system, with allegations by some beaten boxers that they were ‘robbed’ of victory.
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