Former Olympic gold medallist Yulia Chermoshanskaya is among a trio of Russians who have admitted doping offences, according to reports.
Chermoshanskaya abandons Court of Arbitration for Sport appeal plans after forfeiture of Olympic gold medal
Yulia Chermoshanskaya has reportedly abandoned plans to challenge the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) decision to strip Russia of the 4x100 metres relay gold medal they won at Beijing 2008 at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
Coe and Hansen hail belated Olympic gold for Belgian women’s 4x100m team following Russian doping positive
Sebastian Coe and Svein Arne Hansen, Presidents respectively of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and European Athletics, were among 40,000 spectators at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels who acclaimed the belated award of the Bejing 2008 Olympic gold to Belgium’s women’s 4x100 metres team following the disqualification of original winners Russia for a doping offence.
Russia have been stripped of their 4x100 metres relay gold medal from Beijing 2008 after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed Yulia Chermoshanskaya has been sanctioned after testing positive during the retesting of samples.