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Olympic silver medalist Luvo Manyonga handed four-year ban over missed doping tests, whereabouts violations
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Olympic silver medalist Luvo Manyonga handed four-year ban over missed doping tests, whereabouts violations

The 2017 world champion’s four-year ban runs into December 2024, including the Tokyo Olympics next month and the 2024 Paris Olympics.

South African Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga handed four-year ban
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South African Olympic long jump silver medallist Luvo Manyonga handed four-year ban

Manyonga, world champion in 2017, finished second at the Rio Olympics in 2016, but will now likely miss the rescheduled Tokyo Games later this year.

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal provisionally suspended for doping violations
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Olympic 100m hurdles champion Brianna McNeal provisionally suspended for doping violations

The 29-year-old American, who claimed Olympic gold in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and also won world gold in Moscow in 2013, was charged with "tampering" with part of a doping control, the AIU said.

Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga temporarily banned for failing to apprise anti-doping authorities of location
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Olympic silver medallist Luvo Manyonga temporarily banned for failing to apprise anti-doping authorities of location

Manyonga, who also celebrated his 30th birthday on Friday, finished second at Rio in 2016 and was world champion a year later in London.

How Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become an Olympic medallist and role model
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How Luvo Manyonga overcame drug addiction to become an Olympic medallist and role model

Luvo Manyonga is a Rio Olympics silver medal-winning long jumper. A 2017 World Championships gold medallist. An icon for South African youngsters. Back in another life, Manyonga used to be a drug abuser.

Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment November nominees: Luvo Manyonga leaps to gold
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Laureus World Sports Awards, Best Sporting Moment November nominees: Luvo Manyonga leaps to gold

One of the November nominees for the Laureus Award for the 'Best Sporting Moment of the Year' is South African long jumper Luvo Manyonga who battled drug addiction to win gold at the 2017 World Athletics Championships.

Laureus World Sports Awards announces November nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year
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Laureus World Sports Awards announces November nominees for Best Sporting Moment of the Year

As Laureus World Sports Awards' India partners, Firstpost brings you the November nominees for the 2018 edition:

IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: Justin Gatlin's 100m gold on Day 2 puts USA on top
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IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017 medal tally: Justin Gatlin's 100m gold on Day 2 puts USA on top

Here's a look at the medals tally after Day 2 of IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017.

Usain Bolt finishes final solo race with bronze, Almaz Ayana wins 10,000m at IAAF World Championships
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Usain Bolt finishes final solo race with bronze, Almaz Ayana wins 10,000m at IAAF World Championships

Catch all the best moments of the second day of 2017 IAAF World Athletics Championships. Usain Bolt won a bronze medal in his final solo race, while Justin Gatlin clinched the gold medal.