Gymnastics world body lifts vice president's suspension

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The International Gymnastics Federation has lifted the suspension of its vice president, Michel Leglise, who had been sanctioned for his role in overseeing a judging course.

FIG says its appeal tribunal reduced the French official's sanction to a warning for ''negligently failing to properly supervise the conduct of and marking'' at a judging course.

The governing body says Leglise can resume the vice presidency ''without being in charge of any given discipline.''

Leglise had challenged his two-year ban from the governing body's presidential commission. He had been suspended in September 2014 through August 2016.

Leglise was the most senior official among several implicated following a training course for rhythmic gymnastics judges held in 2012 in Bucharest, Romania.

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