Boxing Referees And Judges From Rio Sacked For Tokyo

New officials to be appointed for Olympics

All of the boxing referees and judges from the 2016 Rio Olympics have been banned from next year's games in Tokyo.

Michael Conlan was famously defeated by Russian Vladimir Nikitin in one of the controversial bouts. 

36 officials were suspended following the event.

Scores from judges will now be displayed publicly at the end of each round during qualifying and at the 2020 Olympics.

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