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TAINTED: List of Rio Olympics medallist who have served suspensions for doping

TAINTED: List of Rio Olympics medallist who have served suspensions for doping

It was revealed that at least 120 of the approximately 11,000 athletes competing in Rio have served doping suspensions.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 11: Usain Bolt strikes again as Marta`s Brazil suffer football blow

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 11: Usain Bolt strikes again as Marta`s Brazil suffer football blow

Bolt, who easily won the 100m title on Sunday, eased into the 200m semi-finals as he coasted home in 20.28sec, easing up long before the line.

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Games braces for Usain Bolt and more

Rio Olympics 2016, Day 9 Preview: Games braces for Usain Bolt and more

The Jamaican's quest for a third successive triumph is one of the undoubted centrepieces of these Games.

World Athletics Championships: Jamaican `ruff necks` go out with a bang in China

World Athletics Championships: Jamaican `ruff necks` go out with a bang in China

Even without Usain Bolt, Jamaica finished the world championships with a bang on Sunday, storming to the women`s 4x400m relay title to match Kenya`s gold tally at the top of the medals table.

World Championships: Usain Bolt looks to close in on latest sprint double

World Championships: Usain Bolt looks to close in on latest sprint double

Usain Bolt will try to move closer to a sprint double over American rival Justin Gatlin at the world championships in the men`s 200 metres semi-finals in Beijing on Wednesday.

Sprinter Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title

Sprinter Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title

Grenadian sprinter Kirani James, gold medal winner in the 400 metres at the 2012 London Olympics, is on target to regain his world title in the August 22-30 World Championships in Beijing, his coach has said.

Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title

Kirani James focused on regaining world 400m title

Grenadian sprinter Kirani James, winner of the gold medal in the 400 metres at the 2012 Olympics, is working hard to regain his world title in the August 22-30 World Championships in Beijing.

Individual rivalries can revive athletics: Kirani James

Individual rivalries can revive athletics: Kirani James

Head-to-head rivalries featuring the world`s leading athletes are the best way forward for the beleaguered sport of track and field, according to Olympic 400 metres champion Kirani James.

LaShawn Merritt shines as Americas begin Continental Cup defence

LaShawn Merritt shines as Americas begin Continental Cup defence

 LaShawn Merritt romped to victory in the 400 metres at the IAAF Continental Cup in Marrakech on Saturday as the Americas opened the defence of the title they won four years ago.

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Nijel Amos beats David Rudisha again, Lashawn Merritt cruises home

Botswana`s Nijel Amos repeated his Commonwealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men`s 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich on Thursday.

James breaks 400m national, meet record in Lausanne

Grenadian sensation Kirani James has streaked to victory at the Athletissima Diamond League meet in the fifth fastest men`s 400 metres of all time, setting a new national and meet record and scoring another crucial win over nemesis LaShawn Merritt.

James edges Merritt in world-leading time

Grenada`s Olympic champion Kirani James stormed to a world-leading time as he won his first major 400 metres duel of the year with American Lashawn Merritt at the Prefontaine Classic here on Sunday.

Blake back in form, leads Jamaica to 4x100 relay title

Olympic silver medallist Yohan Blake made it a perfect trip to the inaugural IAAF World Relays as he anchored Jamaica to a triumphant run in the 4x100 metres relay on Sunday.

Australia`s Sally Pearson denied Nia Ali rematch in 100m hurdles

Olympic 100m hurdles champion Sally Pearson has been robbed of a chance to redeem herself against rival Nia Ali after the American Monday pulled out of the Melbourne World Challenge, infuriating organisers.

Merritt wins as world champions triumph in Stockholm

American LaShawn Merritt eased to victory in the 400 metres as one of several newly-crowned world champions to shine at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting on Thursday.

Merritt regains world 400 metres title

American Lashawn Merritt regained the men`s 400 metres world title at the World Athletics Championships in Moscow on Tuesday.

IOC rules bar 400-champ Merritt from London Games

The IOC says Lashawn Merritt is ineligible to defend his Olympic 400-meter title at the 2012 London Games, even though his doping ban ends a year earlier.

IOC rules bar 400-champ Merritt from London Games

The IOC says Lashawn Merritt is ineligible to defend his Olympic 400-meter title at the 2012 London Games, even though his doping ban ends a year earlier.

Olympic champion Merritt suspended for 21 months

US Olympic 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt has been suspended through July 2011 after testing positive for a banned substance found in a male enhancement product, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said Monday.

Olympic champion Merritt suspended for 21 months

US Olympic 400 metres champion LaShawn Merritt has been suspended through July 2011 after testing positive for a banned substance found in a male enhancement product, the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said Monday.