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EPO Doping Ethiopian Runner Who Alleged He Was Injected By Colleague Banned For Six Years

The 31 years old Ethiopian marathon runner, Getaye Fisseha Gelaw has been banned for six years for taking ban substance erythropoietin (EPO); Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced. AIU did not buy into Getaye colourful submittion. The Ethiopian distance runner argued that following a September 2021 injury, colleagues had advised him to use painkillers which […]

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Weight Lifting

Six Kazakhstan Weightlifters Tested Positive To Prohibited Substance

Despite Kazakhstan restrictions to only two athletes at last Tokyo Olympics after their historic of losing six gold medalist in the past Olympics due to doping; six of their weightlifters have now been found to have tested positive to prohibited substances. The banned six weightlifters include the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games bronze medallist Igor Son […]

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Athletics

Kenyan Marathoner Racheal Mutgaa Banned Three Years For Doping

In the latest suspension announced by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), the Kenyan marathon runner, Racheal Mutgaa, has been banned for three years for testing positive for testosterone. In a statement shared by AIU on Twitter, samples picked from the marathoner showed presence and use of a prohibited substance. “Therefore, on 3 August 2021, the […]

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Athletics

Slovenia Record Holder Bagged Two Years Doping Ban

After 2012 Olympics re-testing, the Slovenia javelin record holder Martina Ratej has bagged two years ban by Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) after prohibited clostebol substances was found in her sample. The ban take effect from 9 March 2020. All her results from 9 August 2012 to 9 August 2014 are disqualified. Ratej was provisional suspended […]

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Athletics

Sha’carri Apologized After Accepting One Month Suspension And Exclusion From US Olympics Team

Sha’carri Richardson has accepted her ban and her subsequent exclusion from the US Tokyo Olympics bound team after tested positive to marijuana. “I want to take responsibility for my actions,” she told Savannah Guthrie in an exclusive interview on Friday. “I know what I did, I know what I’m supposed to do … and I […]

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Athletics

Striking Similarity Between Gabrielle Thomas And Salwa Naser’s Case But Naser Got The Stick

It’s no longer new that American 200m champion, Gabrielle Thomas is the second fastest woman ever over the 200m. But most people forgot the same Gabby was provisional suspended for alleged whereabouts failure but later cleared by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU). She was actually banned in May by the AIU for allegedly missing three […]

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Reigning World Champion Bahrain Salwa Eid Nasser Confirmed Banned

In a very controversial ruling by Court Of Arbitration (CAS) today, the Bahrain’s Salwa Eid Nasser, the reigning 400m world champion has been blocked from fixturing in this summer’s Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, by handed her two years ban. Thereby partially upheld the decision issued by the World Athletics Disciplinary Tribunal on October 14, […]

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Athletics

Morocco El Mahjoub And Indian Gomathi Marimuthu Was Asked To Pay World Athletics Legal Fees After Their Appeal To Overturn Their Ban Was Rejected

(CAS) has rejected appeals from El Mahjoub Dazza and Gomathi Marimuthu against their respective four-year doping suspensions. Morocco’s marathon runner, El Mahjoub Dazza and Indian 800m runner Gomathi Marimuthu who were both banned in 2020 by the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU), but later appealed against their sanctions to the Court of Arbitration (CAS); their appeal […]

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Athletics

Kenyan Patrick Siele Ban For Legged It When Anti-Doping Official Came Calling

Kenyan long-distance runner Patrick Siele has been banned for three-and-a-half years for legged it when anti-doping officials came to collect his sample, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Thursday. Siele is the latest in a long line of Kenyan athletes to be sanctioned in recent years, including 2008 Olympic 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop, former […]

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Athletics

Another Naturalised Bahraini Ban For Four Years

A Moroccan naturalised Bahraini distance runner Hassan Chani has been banned for four years for doping and stripped of his 2018 Asian Games gold medal, the Athletics Integrity Unit said Thursday. Changes in Chani’s blood values in his biological passport led to the charge, the AIU said. Chani was disqualified from all of his races […]