Doping

  • Kipyegon Bett tests positive for EPO
    World 800m bronze medallist Kipyegon Bett fails drug test

      Kenyan 800m runner Kipyegon Bett faces a lengthy ban after testing positive for the blood-booster EPO. Bett, 20, took bronze at last year’s World Championships in London. “Yes, I have received a notification from AIU but I wonder how I could have tested for EPO when I had taken a break from competition to

  • Weightlifting chief warns dopers as sport fights for Olympic future

    Weighlifting’s governing body admits the sport is “under pressure” to keep its place in the Olympic Games. And International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) director general Attila Adamfi has warned dopers that they will be caught. IOC president Thomas Bach threatened weightlifting with expulsion after numerous positive retests from Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Unless its doping