HindustanTimes Fri,25 Apr 2014


Jones 'clearly' doped out

Former world champion sprinter Marion Jones has admitted to using steroids prior to winning three gold medals at the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Jones returns Olympic medals, accepts two-year ban

Disgraced sprinter Marion Jones has relinquished the five Olympic medals she won at the 2000 Sydney Games and accepted a two-year ban after admitting she used performance-enhancing drugs.

Chaos reigns supreme at Open Nationals

AFI joint secretary, Dr Kripal Singh, admitted of the faux pas at the 47th National Open Athletics Championships.

Canadian cyclist 'paddles' for Santhi

Canadian fights for the rights of disgraced Indian athlete, reports Ajai Masand.

Meet mark cakewalk for Armyman

National Open Athletics Championship witnessed a new national and meet record in men's 20 km walk, reports Animesh Bisoee.

Drug czar blasts US leagues for ignoring WADA

Scott Burns has blasted US sports leagues for failing to adopt WADA standards and indicated their leaders were enablers for dope cheats.

IAAF bans Marion Jones for two years

IAAF has also recommended IOC to withdraw all five of the US sprinter's Olympic medals after she admitted doping.

Dola creates history, sits on top of the world

Dola Banerjee wins gold medal in the grand final of the archery world cup held in Dubai, report Khurram Habib and Nilankur Das.

Russia,China in talks for cycling tours in 2009

UCI president says Russia and China in talks to create major cycling tours in 2009.

Mawana Marathon to test 2010 route

The Mawana Sugars Marathon will be flagged off at 9.00 a.m. from Guru Harkrishan Public School, Purana Qila Road, New Delhi on December 23.

High Court dismisses lifter Anita's plea

Anita, gold medallist in the 58 kg category at the senior national weightlifting championship last year, had tested positive for anabolic steroids.

Former IOC president admitted to Madrid

An ambulance was called and he was taken to the city's principal hospital.

Olympic marathon at Tiananmen Square

Nearly 20 years after the bloody crackdown on public protests in the square in June 1989, organisers have chosen the spot - always under tight security - as the starting line for the marathon, the 'Beijing News' reported.

Kanika Kumari scripts new meet record

Besides Kanika, Naujoban Kaur of Punjab also excelled as she earned a grand double by winning the 3000m run for the girls under-19.

F...lying women caged

US District Court Judge Kenneth Karas ignored an emotional plea from the former track star and her lawyers for Jones to be given a probationary sentence, handing down the maximum term requested by prosecutors.
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