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Rio 2016 Olympics - Boxing

AIBA opens investigation into potential corruption at Rio 2016

The author of the McLaren Report is set to dig into the controversial event.

Aloian stripped of Rio silver after failed test

A Russian athlete in Rio was caught doping. Cue shocked gasps.

Ringstar signs Carlos and Jose Balderas

Carlos Balderas and his brother Jose are the first big signings for Ringstar Promotions.

Conceiçāo signs with Top Rank

Robson Conceiçāo, Brazil's first boxing gold medalist, has signed with Top Rank.

Dusmatov, Shields win Val Barker Trophies

Hasanboy Dusmatov and Claressa Shields are your Val Barker Trophy winners for 2016.

Yoka gets gold, Joyce gets robbed

The boxing in Rio ended pretty much perfectly: with a robbery in broad daylight.

Gaibnazarov wins Uzbekistan's third gold

Uzbekistan tied Cuba for most gold medals in boxing thanks to Fazliddin Gaibnazarov.

Zoirov claims flyweight gold for Uzbekistan

Flyweight Zoirov wins second gold medal for Uzbekistan.

Claressa Shields wins second gold medal

Claressa Shields of the United States dominated again today, becoming the first American to ever win two Olympic gold medals in boxing.

Rio live coverage: Final day (August 21)

The final day of the Olympics is here, and we’ll round out the boxing with our last four gold medal fights.

Arlen López gives Cuba another gold

Arlen López finished up a tremendous run with a gold medal win today.

Nicola Adams wins second gold medal

Great Britain’s Nicola Adams made it two-for-two at the Olympic Games.

Ramírez edges Stevenson for bantamweight gold

Shakur Stevenson came up short today against Robeisy Ramírez of Cuba.

Dusmatov signs with promoter, turns pro

Hasanboy Dusmatov has decided to go pro after winning gold in Rio.

Rio live coverage: Day 15 (August 20)

An American male fights for a gold medal for the first time in 12 years today.

Mossely wins gold for France

Estelle Mossely became the new clear queen of the lightweight division, winning gold today in Rio.

Rio results: Day 14 (August 19)

Estelle Mossely of France headlined the day with a gold medal win.

Rio live coverage: Day 14 (August 19)

We draw ever close to the end of the boxing competitions in Rio, with another gold medalist crowned today.

La Cruz wins Cuba's first ever light heavy gold

A dominant Julio César la Cruz has put an end to a statistical oddity for Cuban boxing.

Rio results: Day 13 (August 18)

Julio César La Cruz of Cuba cruised to a gold medal at light heavyweight, and much more.

Rio live coverage: Day 13 (August 18)

The 13th day of Olympic boxing in Rio will feature the men’s light heavyweight gold medal match.

Nikitin out, Stevenson moves into gold medal match

Vladimir Nikitin is out in Rio due to cuts, and Shakur Stevenson will fight for gold as a result.

Yeleussinov wins 69kg gold, makes history

Daniyar Yeleussinov became the fourth consecutive Kazakhstani fighter to win Olympic gold in the men’s welterweight division.

Rio results: Day 12 (August 17)

We got one history making result in a gold medal match, plenty of upsets, and pretty much controversy-free scoring today in Rio.

Yeleussinov fights to make history for Kazakhstan

If Daniyar Yeleussinov wins gold later today in Rio, he’ll be part of something that has never been done before.

AIBA suspends judges, referees after controversies

While it's too late for the likes of Vassily Levit and Michael Conlan, the AIBA is apparently taking steps to address the ongoing issues with Rio's judging.

Rio live coverage: Day 12 (August 17)

Another gold medal match ends the 12th day of boxing in Rio.

Mayweather scouts in Rio, wants Stevenson

Floyd Mayweather traveled to the Rio Olympics to scout the next generation of young talent in person, and Shakur Stevenson sits atop of his wishlist.

Conceiçāo wins Brazil's first-ever boxing gold

There was no controversy, but there was much joy when Robson Conceiçāo won gold at home in Brazil.

Rio results: Day 11, evening session (August 16)

Day 11 of boxing in Rio is in the books, and the evening session went by without much drama.

Rio results: Day 11, morning session (August 16)

Another session, another controversy in Rio.

Rio 2016 live coverage: Day 11 (August 16)

Day 11 of boxing in Rio will crown a men's lightweight king, plus quarterfinal and semifinal action in several classes.

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