The Canadian weight lifter Christine Girard had won bronze in London. But the two who had beaten her tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs in 2016, giving Girard the gold.
The federation, known as AIBA, has been plagued by a series of scandals dating at least to the London 2012 Games.
Carolina Marín is the first women’s player to win three world championships. But in Spain, she is a badminton unicorn — an athlete with no rivals.
Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah has been indicted on a charge of forgery in Geneva.
More than 56 percent of voters said ‘No’ in the plebiscite, a surprisingly lopsided margin after both sides had expected a close call.
The Canadian city is set to vote on whether to bid for the 2026 Games. Norway and Austria and Switzerland have already passed.