Up to 10 suspicious matches at 2016 Olympics, boxing investigation finds

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  • One involves Michael Conlan’s defeat against Vladimir Nikitin
  • Richard McLaren to reveal details of investigation into judging

A major investigation into boxing at the 2016 Olympic Games has identified seven to 10 suspicious matches where bout manipulation is likely to have taken place.

It is understood one of those fights involves the Irish boxer Michael Conlan, who lost on a hugely controversial split decision to Russia’s Vladimir Nikitin in a bantamweight quarter-final in Rio de Janeiro.

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