Aug 11, 2012
Some gold medals tainted by time-served dopers
THE seedy underside of the sport was exposed on Friday when two former dopers won Olympic gold.
Athletics:Nine athletes fail drugs test on eve of Olympics
The London Independent has revealed that nine athletes have been banned for failing drug tests some 24 hours before the start of the Olympic Games.
Nine athletes barred in Olympic doping crackdown
SHOWS: BEIJING, CHINA 1. ABDERRAHIM GOUMRI OF MORROCO RUNS IN THE MEN'S MARATHON DURING THE 2008 BEIJING OLYMPIC GAMES 2. BRONZE MEDALLIST NATALIYA TOBIAS OF UKRAINE POSES DURING THE MEDAL CEREMONY FOR THE WOMEN'S 1500M FINAL AT THE OLYMPIC GAMES BARCELONA, SPAIN 3. UKRAINE'S ANTONINA YEFREMOVA IN THE WOMEN'S 400 M HEATS DURING THE EUROPEAN ... (more)
Nine athletes banned for doping offenses
A total of nine athletes, including Olympic bronze medalist Nataliya Tobias, have tested positive for "sophisticated doping" offenses, the International Association of Athletics Federations has confirmed.
Selsouli suspended for failed drugs test
Morocco's Mariem Alaoui Selsouli has been provisonally suspended from all competition in athletics after testing positive for the banned diuretic furosemide, the IAAF have confirmed.