Former world pole vault champion Giuseppe Gibilisco retires

Former world pole vault champion Giuseppe Gibilisco announced his retirement from athletics on Thursday after failing to qualify for the finals of the European Championships in Zurich.

Australian Olympic medallist on drugs possession charge

Australian former Olympic swimmer Geoff Huegill has been charged with drug possession by police in Sydney after being arrested at a horse racing meeting at the weekend.

IOC strips Crystal Cox of 2004 relay gold medal

American runner Crystal Cox was stripped of her gold medal from the 4x400-meter relay at the 2004 Athens Olympics after admitting to doping.