Russia sending 29 athletes to track worlds on neutral team
MOSCOW (AP) — The suspended Russian track federation is sending a team of 29 competitors to the world championships in Qatar, where they will compete as neutral athletes.
2 Olympic champs from Russia rejected for worlds, 11 cleared
MONACO (AP) — Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia were refused clearance Tuesday to compete as neutral athletes at the upcoming track world championships.
CAS strips Olympic bronze medal from Russian high jumper
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian high jumper Anna Chicherova has lost an appeal against being stripped of her 2008 Olympic bronze medal for using an anabolic steroid.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it dismissed the appeal without giving details of the case.
An International Olympic Committee panel which first judged Chicherova last year noted that the steroid turinabol was "a doping substance commonly used in Russia" at the time.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Three Russian Olympic medalists have appeal hearings in doping cases at the Court of Arbitration for Sport this month.
High jumper Anna Chicherova's appeal is set for May 30-31 to challenge the IOC stripping her of a bronze medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the court said Wednesday.
Russian loses 2008 Olympic high jump bronze in doping case
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Russian high jumper Anna Chicherova was stripped of her bronze medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics on Thursday, the latest athlete sanctioned after the retesting of stored doping samples.
Chicherova, who won the gold medal at the 2012 London Games, tested positive for turinabol and has been retroactively disqualified from Beijing, the International Olympic Committee said.