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Olympics, IOC, sanctions, athletes, London, 2012 Games, doping

Olympics: IOC sanctions three athletes from London 2012 Games for doping

03 March, 2019 9:45 pm 9:45 pm

BERLIN (Reuters) – Azeri weightlifter Valentin Hristov was stripped of his 2012 Olympics 56-kg bronze medal on Friday after he was one of three athletes to test positive for banned substances in re-tests conducted by the International Olympic Committee. The IOC said Hristov’s London Games sample tested positive for a prohibited anabolic steroid (oralturinabol) when … Read More


IAAF, Sergey Shubenkov, Maria Lasitskene, Russian, athletes

IAAF clears 42 Russians to compete as neutrals in 2019

01 January, 2019 12:00 pm 12:00 pm

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Former world champions Sergey Shubenkov and Maria Lasitskene were among 42 Russian athletes cleared to compete as neutrals in international competition this year, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) said on Monday. The governing body said the athletes, who were also afforded neutral status last year, had met their doping review … Read More