DONETSK — Bahrain’s Olympic 1,500 meters champion Rashid Ramzi has been stripped of his gold medal for doping at the Beijing 2008 Games, a source within the Olympic movement said on Wednesday.

“Ramzi has been stripped of his gold medal,” the source told Reuters.

Moroccan-born Ramzi’s positive test for the banned blood-booster CERA was announced in April after frozen samples from the Beijing Olympics were re-tested for that specific substance.

Four other Olympic competitors have also been sanctioned after positive doping tests…..Read More

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