1. A 2012 Olympic Gold Medal, Finally Awarded in 2018 Sports, December 3

    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.

  2. I.O.C. Halts Boxing Group From Planning Tokyo 2020 Tournament Sports, November 30

    The federation, known as AIBA, has been plagued by a series of scandals dating at least to the London 2012 Games.

  3. A Badminton Champion Without Peer, Especially at Home Sports, November 28

    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.

  4. Indicted Kuwaiti Sheikh Steps Aside From I.O.C. Sports, November 19

    Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah has been indicted on a charge of forgery in Geneva.

  5. Calgary Votes Against Hosting Winter Olympics in 2026 Sports, November 14

    More than 56 percent of voters said ‘No’ in the plebiscite, a surprisingly lopsided margin after both sides had expected a close call.

  6. Does Calgary Really Want the Winter Olympics? Does Anyone? Sports, November 12

    The Canadian city is set to vote on whether to bid for the 2026 Games. Norway and Austria and Switzerland have already passed.