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Boxing IOC sanctions three boxers for betting during Rio 2016

Ireland's Michael Conlan is among three boxers to have been reprimanded by the IOC for gambling on Rio 2016.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has reprimanded three boxers for flouting its rules on gambling at Rio 2016.

Irish duo Michael Conlan and Steve Donnelly, and Great Britain's Antony Fowler were found to have breached the Rio 2016 Rules on the Prevention of the Manipulation of Competitions.

Athletes were prohibited from gambling on any competition at the Games.

However, the IOC has ruled the trio did not attempt to manipulate the outcome of any event and as such have been "issued severe reprimands" and ordered to follow and contribute to various integrity educational programmes.

All three must demonstrate they have followed the educational programmes in order to compete at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

The Olympic Council of Ireland and the British Olympic Association have also been reprimanded.

Conlan made headlines at Rio after being involved in a back-and-forth with golf star Rory McIlroy on Twitter, before hitting out at the judges following a highly contentious defeat to Russian Vladimir Nikitin in the bantamweight quarter-finals.

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