Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Bulgaria out of Euro weightlifting event after 11 drug cases

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Bulgaria pulled its team out of next month’s European weightlifting championships after 11 of its athletes tested positive for steroids.

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IAAF demands Russian walkers lose Olympic medals – Rusada

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF wants two Russian race walkers to be stripped of medals from the 2012 London Olympics because of doping, the Russian anti-doping agency said Thursday.

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Estonian runner Nikolai Vedehin suspended for doping

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The Estonian Athletics Association says it has temporarily suspended Nikolai Vedehin after the IAAF sanctioned the former 1,500-meter national champion for doping.

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IAAF appeals against Russian ‘selective’ sanctions

MONACO (AP) — Track and field’s governing body appealed Wednesday to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against the “selective” sanctions handed down by Russia in six doping cases.

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CiCi Bellis earns 6-2, 6-2 win at Miami Open

Polona Hercog, of Slovenia, returns to Anna Schmiedlova during their first round match at the Miami Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, in Key Biscayne, Fla. Schmiedlova won 6-3, 6-2. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — CiCi Bellis defeated Indy De Vroome of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-2 for her second career WTA main draw match win on Tuesday at the Miami Open.

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