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Kazakhstan's Ilyin set to lose 2 Olympic golds for doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin could lose both of his Olympic gold medals after being caught doping in retests from 2008 and 2012. The International Weightlifting Federation said last week Ilyin had failed a 2012 retest, along with three other Kazakh gold medalists, but now his Beijing 2008 gold is also at risk. The IWF says Ilyin, who won the 94-kilogram...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Kazakhstan's Ilyin set to lose 2 Olympic golds for doping

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Kazakh weightlifter Ilya Ilyin could lose both of his Olympic gold medals after being caught doping in retests from 2008 and 2012. The International Weightlifting Federation said last week Ilyin had failed a 2012 retest, along with three other Kazakh gold medalists, but now his Beijing 2008 gold is also at risk. The IWF says Ilyin, who won the 94-kilogram...
Via CSN Chicago
11 days ago

Olympic champ tests positive at weightlifting worlds

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) Olympic champion Un Guk Kim of North Korea is among seven athletes who have been provisionally suspended by the international weightlifting federation after failing doping tests at the world championships. Kim, who won the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics by setting a world record total in the men's 62-kilogram division, tested positive for the banned...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Blogger gets destroyed by Holley Mangold at wedding (Video)

Holley Mangold is not a woman to be messed with. One poor blogger found that out the hard way. Our friend Adam Smith aka “Smitty” of Barstool Philly (and one-time former LBS blogger), posted a few videos over the weekend that are now going viral. Smitty was at a wedding for Mangold’s sister, with whom...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

American female weightlifter Robles gets two-year doping ban

American weightlifter Sarah Robles has been suspended for two years by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for testing positive for a banned substance. The USADA announced Tuesday she tested positive for the presence of an anabolic steroid and/or its metabolites. Robles finished seventh in the super heavyweight division at the London Olympics. Her suspension will be lifted in August 2015...
Via AP on Fox
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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