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Ennis-Hill to get 3rd world title after Russian loses gold

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) British heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill is in line to receive a third world championship gold medal after Russia's Tatyana Chernova was stripped of the 2011 title on Tuesday for a doping violation. The Court of Arbitration for Sport also stripped Chernova of her bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics and announced a new suspension for a separate blood...
Via Associated Press
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Russian heptathlete Chernova loses medals in doping case

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) Russian heptathlete Tatyana Chernova has been stripped of a world championship gold medal and an Olympic bronze medal because of a doping offense. The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday also handed Chernova a ban of 3 years, 8 months, for a separate blood doping violation. Russian runners Ekaterina Sharmina and Kristina Ugarova also received...
Via Associated Press
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

8 Russian doping cases to be heard by CAS

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday it will rule on eight doping cases involving Russian athletes while Russia remains suspended from global track and field. The cases include new charges against former world heptathlon champion Tatyana Chernova and runners Kristina Ugarova and Yekaterina Sharmina. CAS said it was taking over the cases from...
Via Associated Press
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Ennis-Hill hoping for ruling on disputed 2011 world title

BEIJING (AP) Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill surprised even herself by winning the heptathlon gold at the world championships only a year after giving birth to her son. Now she's hoping a speedy decision by the sport's governing body could result in yet another unexpected world title - one she lost four years ago to an athlete later suspended for doping. Russia's Tatyana Chernova...
Via Associated Press
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

IAAF says Russian bans show 'robustness' of anti-doping program

MONACO -- The IAAF says the spate of doping bans among top Russian athletes shows the "robustness" of the sport's drug-testing program. So far this year, bans have been handed to seven Russian track-and-field medalists from major championships, including four Olympic champions. Suspensions were imposed Friday on Olympic 3,000-meter steeplechase champion Yulia Zaripova and former...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Ennis-Hill withdraws from worlds

Olympic heptathlon champion Jessica Ennis-Hill has pulled out of the world athletics championships in Moscow because of an injury. Ennis-Hill has been struggling with an Achilles injury but returned to compete in the Anniversary Games at London's Olympic Stadium over the weekend. However, she finished a disappointing fourth in the 100-meter hurdles and eighth in the long jump. ...
Via Fox Olympics
July 31, 2013  |  Discuss

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