Thursday, 23rd May 2024

IOC ‘disappointed’ after refugee athlete fails dope test

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it was "disappointed" after refugee athlete Anjelina Nadai Lohalith was suspended for testing positive for the banned drug Trimetazidine (TMZ).

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10 May
Paris hosts the Olympic Games this summer, but it's in a city founded by the ancient Greeks that it all begins. The Olympic flame has arrived in the Mediterranean port of Marseille, the start of a long journey to the July 26 opening ceremony.
16 May
Diego Maradona's Golden Ball trophy won for being named the best player at the 1986 World Cup will be auctioned in France in June. This is the first Golden Ball to go for auction and while the value is still to be confirmed, the auction house expects it to fetch millions on June 6.
18 May
Sprint legend Usain Bolt helped unveil a new cricket venue at Eisenhower Park on Wednesday (May 15) ahead of the T20 World Cup, which kicks off next month.
18 May
Welcome to "Destination Paris", FRANCE 24's new weekly show ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympics. Every Thursday we will be getting you into the Olympics spirit with the latest news, reports and guests. The world will be watching this summer as 10,500 athletes compete in 32 sports in Paris and elsewhere in France.
4 days ago
Oleksandr Usyk scores a razor-thin split decision over Tyson Fury to become undisputed heavyweight boxing world champion in a thrilling contest at the Kingdom Arena in Riyadh in the early hours of Sunday morning.
3 days ago
Arsenal's 2-1 victory over Everton proves in vain as their hopes of a first Premier League title for 20 years were crushed on the final day of the season as Manchester City beat West Ham United 3-1.