Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Four 2008 Olympians Lose Medals to Doping

The International Olympic Committee has disqualified six more athletes from the 2008 Beijing Games after a re-analysis of doping samples tested positive.  Four of the six were awarded medals at those games. The IOC said in a statement Wednesday that Russian weightlifters Nadezhda Evstyukhina and Marina Shainova, who won bronze and silver medals respectively, will be stripped of their medals.  Sprinter Tatyana Firova, who won a silver medal in 2008, will lose her medal as...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter