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China weightlifters lose golds from 2008 Games after IOC retesting - The Guardian

Liu Chunhong, Cao Lei and Chen Xiexia test positive • Belarusian shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk fails retest from Beijing 2008. Press Association. Thu 12 Jan 2017 17.19 EST Last modified on Mon 27 Nov 2017 01.10 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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 ...and more »

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

The IOC has stripped Olympic gold medals from three Chinese women weightlifters for doping at their home 2008 Beijing Games. The IOC says it also took a bronze medal in women's shot put from Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus. Ostapchuk previously lost ...and more »

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

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced on Thursday that it had disqualified weightlifting gold medallists Cao Lei (75kg), Chen Xiexia (48 kg, pictured top) and Liu Chunhong (69kg) from the Beijing Games after they tested positive for ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Six weightlifters among eight athletes disqualified after positive re-tests from Beijing 2008 and London 2012 - Insidethegames.biz (blog)

Six weightlifters, including three Chinese Olympic gold medallists, are among the athletes to have been disqualified by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as part of the re-testing of samples stored since Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Cao Lei ...and more »

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 ...and more »

Nadzeya Ostapchuk stripped of another Olympic medal - New Zealand Herald

Dame Valerie Adams' disgraced former shot put rival Nadia Ostapchuk has been stripped of another Olympic medal. Dame Valerie Adams' disgraced former shot put rival Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been stripped of another Olympic medal. The Belarusian has ...and more »

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

Taiwanese female weightlifter Chen Wei-ling competing at 2008 Beijing Olympics. (By Central News Agency). Taipei (Taiwan News) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Thursday announced that three Chinese women weightlifters would be ...and more »