There should be zero tolerance for athletes who use banned drugs, according to the IAAF`s Sergey Bubka, who will call for a review of doping rules should he be elected president of track and field`s governing body next month.
Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell, pole vault king Renaud Lavillenie and Ethiopian middle distance star Genzebe Dibaba are set to light up Paris` Diamond League meet on Saturday in the absence of injured Usain Bolt.
Asafa Powell will attempt to fill the sizeable shoes of injured Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt in the 100m at Saturday`s Diamond League meet in Paris, still keen on lowering his personal best of 9.72 seconds -- the fifth fastest time ever.
Sprint star Usain Bolt is in Munich on Wednesday, seeking treatment from famous doctor Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt in a bid to cure his problematic pelvis injury before August`s world athletic championships.
Azerbaijani Chaltu Beji`s joy at winning the women`s 3,000 metres steeplechase in the team event at the European Games turned to shame on Saturday after the European Olympic Committees (EOC) announced she had failed a dope test.