Posts Tagged Doping

‘B’ sample confirms teen weightlifter’s doping

This is a Friday, July, 25, 2014 file photo  of Chika Amalaha of Nigeria, as she makes good lift during the  women's 53 kg weightlifting competition at the Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014, in Glasgow, Scotland. Amalaha won the gold medal in the event. The Nigerian weightlifting gold medalist Chika Amalaha has failed a doping test at the Commonwealth Games and has been provisionally suspended from the games. Commonwealth Games Federation chief executive Mike Hooper said Tuesday July 29, 2014 that Amalaha tested positive for diuretics and masking agents after being tested on July 25.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File)

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Commonwealth Games Federation says a 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter has been stripped of her gold medal after a positive doping test.

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Nigerian weightlifter stripped of Commonwealth Games gold medal in doping case

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Nigerian weightlifter stripped of Commonwealth Games gold medal in doping case.

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French wrestler Steeve Guenot risks 2-year ban

PARIS (AP) — Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot of France faces a possible two-year ban for flouting doping relegations and could miss the 2016 Games.

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This Date In Baseball

1906 — Harry McIntire of the Brooklyn Dodgers pitched 10 2-3 innings of no-hit ball before Claude Ritchey of Pittsburgh singled. McIntire weakened in the 13th and lost 1-0 to the Pirates on an unearned run, finishing with a four-hitter.

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Italy bobsledder Frullani could face 1-year ban

MILAN (AP) — Italian sport’s anti-doping office has asked for bobsledder William Frullani to be banned for a year after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics.

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