OLGA KANISKINA RUMORS

Clean athletes still waiting for prize money from dopers

MOSCOW (AP) Seven years after the race of her life at the world track and field championships, Olive Loughnane is still waiting for her prize money. That's because the first woman across the finish line in the 20-kilometer walk in Berlin in 2009 wasn't the Irish athlete. It was Russia's Olga Kaniskina, who was later banned for doping but hasn't returned the gold medal or the ...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Olympic champion walkers in Russian team after doping bans

MOSCOW (AP) Three Olympic champion race walkers have returned to the Russian national team after serving doping bans. Sergei Kirdyapkin, Olga Kaniskina and Elena Lashmanova were all named in an updated team list on the Russian Sports Ministry's website Monday, meaning they could compete at the Olympics in August if the Russian team's suspension from track and field is lifted in...
Via Associated Press
April 11, 2016  |  Discuss

IAAF appeals against Russian 'selective' sanctions

MONACO (AP) Track and field's governing body has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against ''selective'' sanctions handed down by Russia in six doping cases. Valery Borchin, Olga Kaniskina, Sergei Bakulin, Sergei Kirdyapkin, Vladimir Kanaykin and Yulia Zaripova were suspended in January because of anomalies in their biological passport, but the Russian anti-doping agency...
Via Associated Press
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Three Russian Olympic race-walk champs suspended in doping probe

MOSCOW -- The IAAF says three Russian Olympic champion race-walkers have been provisionally suspended as part of an investigation into doping in Russian athletics. The three are Sergei Kirdyapkin, who won gold in the men's 50-kilometer race at the 2012 London Olympics, and Valery Borchin and Olga Kaniskina, who won men's and women's gold in the 20K race at the Beijing Olympics in...
Via Associated Press
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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