Russian weightlifter Akkaev provisionally suspended following London 2012 re-testing - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Khadzhimurat Akkaev has been provisionally suspended by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) as part of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) re-testing of samples from the London 2012 Olympic Games. A statement on the IWF website ...

Yukon weightlifter bumped up in 2008 Olympic standings — again - CBC.ca

Yukon's Jeane Lassen says she was "pretty proud" to finish in eighth place in the women's 75-kilogram weightlifting at the Beijing Games in 2008. Since then, her pride has been boosted further as she's moved up in the rankings — she's now fifth in the ...

3 Chinese weightlifters to return 2008 Beijing Olympic Gold medals over doping - inUth.com

Apart from weightlifting, IOC has also taken a Beijing Bronze back in women's shot put from Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus. News Stalker; Jan 13, 2017. 0. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. After 8 long years and 2 editions of the ...

IOC sanctions 8 athletes for failing anti-doping test at Beijing 2008, London 2012; Armenia's Norayr Vardanyan included - Armenpress.am

YEREVAN, JANUARY 13, ARMENPRESS. The International Olympic Committee today announced that eight athletes have been disqualified from the Olympic Games Beijing 2008 and London 2012, according to the official IOC website. The list includes ...

Nadzeya Ostapchuk stripped of Beijing 2008 shot put bronze - Athletics Weekly

Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been ordered to return her Beijing 2008 Olympic shot put bronze medal after being disqualified from the event, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced. Reanalysis of Ostapchuk's samples from the 2008 Games ...

Taiwanese weightlifter could hoist gold for Beijing Olympics, after Chinese fail dope test - Taiwan News

Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday announced that three Chinese women weightlifters would be stripped of their Olympic gold medals for doping at the 2008 Beijing Games, leaving the door open for Taiwanese ...

3 Chinese weightlifters stripped of Olympic gold - China.org.cn

Three 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 said. Liu Chunhong (69kg category), Cao Lei (75kg) ...

Doping at Beijing Olympics Costs Three Chinese Women Gold - New York Times

Boards were ready in the Netherlands for the Tata Steel Chess Tournament, which starts Friday. Credit Koen Suyk/European Pressphoto Agency. Three female Chinese weight lifters have been stripped of Olympic titles for doping at the 2008 Beijing Games.

Three Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 Olympic titles for doping - The Hindu

File photo of China's Chen Xiexia in action at 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. IOC has stripped Olympic gold medals from three Chinese women weightlifters for doping at their home 2008 Beijing Games. | Photo Credit: AP. AP. LAUSANNE January 13, 2017 ...

Weightlifting - China faces one-year ban after trio stripped of Beijing golds - Nikkei Asian Review

BERLIN (Reuters) -- 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 ...

Drug Re-Tests Net First 3 Chinese Gold Medal Dopers From 2008 Beijing Games - The Beijinger (blog)

Relying on re-tests of eight-year-old urine samples, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has for the first time disqualified a batch of Chinese athletes from the results of the 2008 Olympic Games – all gold medal winning female weightlifters. Cao ...

China faces weightlifting ban after three Beijing Olympics gold medallists fail dope tests - South China Morning Post

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. Cao Lei, the 75kg champion, Chen ...

Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympic medal - Radio New Zealand

Dame Valerie Adams' disgraced former shot put rival Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been stripped of another Olympic medal. The Belarusian has been stripped of the bronze medal she won at the 2008 Beijing Games following re-tests of her samples. Disgraced ...

IOC strips Chinese trio of Beijing Games gold medals - Eurosport.com

Three Chinese weightlifters were stripped of their 2008 Olympic gold medals on Thursday as the International Olympic Committee sanctioned eight athletes for doping offences in re-tests of the Beijing and London 2012 Games samples.

Chinese Weightlifting Could Face 1-Year Competition Ban After Positive Retests - BarBend (blog)

Earlier today, the BBC reported China's weightlifting federation could face a 1 year ban from international competition after three of the country's gold medalist from the 2008 Beijing Olympics tested positive in doping retests. The report came shortly ...

3 Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 Olympic titles for doping - The Denver Post

In this Aug. 9, 2008, file photo, China's Chen Xiexia holds up 90kg in the snatch of the women's 48kg category of the weightlifting competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing, China. By The Associated Press. January 12, 2017 at 1:39 pm ...

China faces weightlifting ban after three athletes are stripped of Beijing gold - Deutsche Welle

Following re-tests of samples from the Beijing Olympics in 2008, three Chinese athletes have been stripped of their Olympic gold medals by the IOC. The decision casts serious doubt over the country's future in the sport. Chen Xiexia Gewichtheben ...

Three Chinese weightlifters stripped of 2008 Olympic gold - The New Indian Express

Chen Xiexia of China competes in the women's 48kg weightlifting event during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. (File|AFP). LAUSANNE: Three Chinese women's weightlifting gold medallists at the 2008 Beijing Olympics were disqualified for doping on ...

Three Chinese weightlifters lose 2008 Olympic gold for doping - Toronto Star

Because of the similar cases, the IOC disciplinary commission urged the International Weightlifting Federation to investigate Chinese team coaches and officials. IOC has stripped Olympic gold medals from three Chinese women weightlifters for doping at ...

Drugs cheat Nadia Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympics shot put medal - Stuff.co.nz

New Zealand's Valerie Adams poses with silver medallist Natallia Mikhnevich of Belarus (left) and bronze medallist Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus after the 2008 Olympics shot put in Beijing. Disgraced Belarusian shot putter Nadia Ostapchuk has been ...