• Russia to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in new doping case

    7 monthes ago - By The Seattle Times

    SALZBURG, Austria - Russia is set to lose a biathlon gold medal from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in a new doping case. The International Biathlon Union on Saturday issued a two-year ban for Evgeny Ustyugov, who was part of the gold medal-winning men's relay team six years ago, citing evidence he used the...
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  • Russia set to lose top spot in Sochi Olympics medals table AGAIN after biathlete Ustyugov accused of doping

    Russia set to lose top spot in Sochi Olympics medals table AGAIN after biathlete Ustyugov accused of doping

    7 monthes ago - By RT

    In a well-worn story with more ups and downs that a playground seesaw, Russia could again lose top spot in the 2014 Sochi Olympics medals table after biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov was reportedly found guilty of doping violations.
    The International Biathlon Union confirmed earlier in the week that Ustyugov, who won gold at the Sochi Games as part of the men's relay, had been charged with doping violations based on results from the period 2010 to February 2014.
    Russian outlet TASS has now reported that Ustyugov has been found guilty of using the banned substance oxandrolone, and that his results...
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