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Oct 24, 2017
WADA to investigate allegations of systematic doping by Chinese athletes during the 1980-90sWADA said, “The Agency will ensure that, if action is warranted and feasible under the World Anti-Doping Code, the necessary and appropriate steps will be taken.”
Aug 22, 2017
Shalane Flanagan awarded 2008 Olympic silver medal in 10,000m as Elvan Abeylegesse banned for dopingUS distance runner Shalane Flanagan was celebrating on Monday after finally being awarded her silver medal from the 2008 Olympic Games 10,000 meters following a doping ban against Turkish second-place finisher Elvan Abeylegesse.
Aug 13, 2017
IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Sally Pearson storms to 100m hurdles victoryAustralian hurdling great Sally Pearson won the 100 metres hurdles world title for the second time on Saturday in the same stadium where she clinched 2012 Olympic gold.
Aug 03, 2017
IAAF World Championship 2017: As Usain Bolt bids farewell, here's an interactive look at his top five racesAs Bolt is preparing to grace the track for one final time, it is only fair we take a look at some of the unfathomable moments in his career
Jun 29, 2017
NBA: Chris Paul moves from Los Angeles Clippers to Houston Rockets in first major off-season moveChris Paul was earlier obtained by the Clippers in a 2011 trade with New Orleans.
Jun 11, 2017
'Greatest track athlete' Usain Bolt key to keeping sport relevant, says IAAF President Sebastian CoeBolt, who won 8 Olympic gold medals and holds the World Record timings in 100 m, 200 m, and 4x100 m relay, will retire after the World Championship to be held in London in August 2017.
Jan 13, 2017
China faces IWF doping ban after three Olympic gold-winning weightlifters test positiveThree Chinese women's weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping on Thursday following a reanalysis of their drug tests, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said.
Nov 18, 2016
IOC strips 10 athletes of 2008 Beijing Olympic medals for doping after re-testsThe International Olympic Committee on Thursday stripped 10 athletes of medals from the 2008 Olympics for doping after banned substances were found during re-tests of samples from the games.
Sep 02, 2016
Yogeshwar's London Olympics bronze may turn to gold: ReportsYogeshwar Dutt's medal may now get converted into gold with champion Toghrul Asgarov also returning positive for banned substances, a media report confirmed
Aug 11, 2016
Days of Olympics past: A comparison of abandoned sporting venues, then and nowThe grandeur of the Olympics is mirrored by the vast and intricate sports stadiums. But what happens to those stadiums after the Games get over?