This is the second time the Turkish women's volleyball team will participate in the Olympic Games.
Athletes who break protest rules will face three rounds of disciplinary action.
Iranian lifter Navab Nasirshelal could receive the gold medal in Torokhtiy's place, while another doping dispute could affect who receives the bronze medal after original bronze medalist Bartolomiej Bonk is potentially upgraded to silver.
The World Anti-Doping Agency has recommended that Russia be declared noncompliant, setting up a showdown for Olympic eligibility.
Mostafa Mohamed has earned rave reviews for his performances with top Egyptian club Zamalek at home and in Africa, with some pundits comparing him to legendary forward Hossam Hassan.
The IOC released a proposal a week ago to move the marathons and race walking events to Sapporo.
The spectacular appointment as environment minister of the telegenic Shinjiro Koizumi, the 38-year-old son of much-loved former PM Junichiro Koizumi, set tongues wagging in Tokyo political classes as the Abe era draws to a close.
Only 960,000 people were able to get their hands on at least one ticket for their favourite events out of the 5.12 million who had applied during the first domestic lottery in May.
Lee Chong Wei, 36-year-old three-time Olympic silver medallist and a father of two, was diagnosed with early-stage nose cancer last year.
In a bid to avoid the worst of the Japanese capital's blazing summer, fans, athletes and volunteers will have to get going at the crack of dawn.
The ruling by the Brazil Gymnastics Federation's disciplinary tribunal follows a Brazilian TV report that Fernando de Carvalho Lopes had sexually abused more than 40 victims.
The Taiwanese weightlifter was informed last year that she had tested positive for a banned substance, but the news was not made public until this week.
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