Izzat Artykov

Two Olympic medallists fail doping tests; Yadav banned for four years

Two Olympic bronze medal winners, Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov and Moldovan canoeist Serghei Tarnovschi, have failed doping tests.

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Artykov has bronze revoked for doping

Kyrgyzstan weightlifter Izzat Artykov has had his Olympic bronze medal from the men's 69-kilogram class revoked after testing positive for strychnine, the Court of Arbitration said Thursday.