The Russian Weightlifting Federation (RWF) has decided to withdraw its last year's lawsuit with the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).The lawsuit was submitted by Russia's weightlifting governing ... Prokerala, 4 weeks ago
A team from Secunderabad-based Army Ordnance Corps, comprising Naik Subedar S Dev Kumar and Naik Ramakrishna Rao, is on a mission here to hunt for weightlifters to train them for India. The duo is on such a mission for the third time. Five boys, all within ...Business Standard, 2 days ago
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it had disqualified weightlifting gold medallists Cao Lei (75kg), Chen Xiexia (48 kg) and Liu Chunhong (69kg) from the Beijing Games after they tested positive for prohibited substances. China faces a one-year ban from international weightlifting competitions after three of its athletes were stripped of their 2008 Olympic gold medals on Thursday following re-tests of samples from the Beijing Games. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold Business Standard, 1 month ago
An overview of India's underwhelming performance in athletics in 2016 IMAGE: Neeraj Chopra the omly bright light for India in an otherwise dull year. Photograph: Facebook Indian athletics had another forgettable year as a disastrous Olympic campaign, where athletes only made up the numbers, and a doping fiasco added to their underachievers’ tag. The only silver lining in an otherwise uneventful year was the world junior record set by javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, who became the first ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
There were growing calls for Russia to be banned from the Winter Olympics and other major international events after the latest startling revelations of state-sponsored doping across Russian sport. Richard McLaren described on Friday how Russia "hijacked" ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago
More than 1,000 Russian athletes in about 30 sports took part in an "institutional conspiracy" to use banned drugs at the Sochi and London Olympics and other global events, doping investigator Richard Mclaren said today. International sport had been ...Deccan Herald, 2 months ago Over 1,000 Russian athletes benefited from conspiracy to conceal doping Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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