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IAAF to discipline athletes over results from retested samples

first_imgIAAF Athletics World Championships 2015: The night for African Athletes The IAAF has initiated disciplinary action against 28 athletes after they retested samples from the 2005 and 2007 world championships with new technology that can uncover previously undetectable substances and found 32 adverse doping cases.The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) on Tuesday announced that it would be initiating disciplinary action against 28 as-yet unnamed athletes after retesting samples from the 2005 and 2007 World Championships.Eastern Europeans, including Russians, make up a large number of the 28, sources familiar with the testing told Reuters on Tuesday.They were not aware of any Americans on the list and the BBC reported there were no British athletes.In a statement posted on the federation’s website, the IAAF states that the results yielded 32 adverse findings and that the 28 athletes could not yet be named due to the legal process.It was also revealed that most of the athletes named have since retired with some already having been sanctioned. Only a few remain active in the sport. The 2005 World Championships were staged in Helsinki, with Osaka, Japan hosting two years later.Officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) would not comment on the cases, saying they would await the conclusion of the testing process.If violations are confirmed, the IAAF said it would correct the record books for the 2005 and 2007 world championships, which were held in Osaka, and re-allocate medals as necessary.Related Kenyan athletes, IAAF dismiss doping allegationscenter_img Athletes banned from changing nationalitieslast_img read more

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Stoke confirm red card appeal

first_img1 Geoff Cameron Stoke City have launched an appeal against Geoff Cameron’s red card in Saturday’s 2-1 defeat to West Brom.The midfielder was sent off late on in the Hawthorns clash for pushing Claudio Yacob in the back of the neck.The Potters were level at the time but went on to succumb to a stoppage-time winner from Jonny Evans.Hughes criticised referee Lee Mason’s decision to show Cameron a straught red after the game and blasted Yacob’s reaction to the push.Now Stoke have decided to challenge the decision in a bid to overturn the American’s automatic three-match ban.last_img read more

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