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Sprinter Dharambir Singh slapped a massive eight-year ban for failing dope test

Sprinter Dharambir Singh slapped a massive eight-year ban for failing dope test

The 27-year-old Haryana-lad was earlier stripped of his gold medal won in 100m race during the National Inter-State Championships in 2012.

SHOCKER! Rio-bound 200m sprinter Dharambir Singh fails dope test: Report

SHOCKER! Rio-bound 200m sprinter Dharambir Singh fails dope test: Report

Dharambir was set to leave on Tuesday morning but did not. 

READ: Why this Rio-bound Indian athlete is not intimidated by Usain Bolt

READ: Why this Rio-bound Indian athlete is not intimidated by Usain Bolt

The athlete from Haryana is the first Indian to make the 200m Olympic cut in more than three decades.

Three more athletes, including Renjith Maheswary, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Three more athletes, including Renjith Maheswary, qualify for 2016 Rio Olympics

Maheswary and Dharambir Singh (200m) shattered national records.