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Cuban Stripped of Silver Medal in 2008 Discus for Doping

Yarelys Barrios of Cuba was stripped of the silver medal in the women's discus from the 2008 Beijing Olympics on Thursday after testing positive in a reanalysis of her doping samples. Barrios tested positive for acetazolamide, a banned diuretic and masking agent, the International Olympic Committee said in the latest of a string of doping cases from past Olympics. The 33-year-old Barrios has been retroactively disqualified and loses the silver medal, which she won with a throw of...

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