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Punjab’s anti-terror cop stripped of gallantry awards

An official of Union home ministry has said that a Punjab sub-inspector was among three policemen whose gallantry award has been withdrawn by central government under criminal charges. Gurmeet Singh Pinky, Controversial sub-inspector, a “cat”-turned-dismissed cop, who was awarded in 1997 who was convicted and later dismissed from service in 2006. The central government is believed

Javelin thrower Abukamova stripped off 2008 Olympics silver medal

Lausanne: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that Russian javelin thrower Maria Abukamova has been stripped of her 2008 Olympic Games silver medal after she was tested positive for using performance enhancing drugs. In a statement released on Tuesday, the IOC said: “Maria Abukamova, 30, of the Russian Federation, competing in athletics (javelin throw event),

Russian shot putter stripped of silver medal for doping

Rio De Janeiro:  The International Olympic Committee stripped Russia’s Yevgeniya Kolodko of her London 2012 Games shot put silver medal for doping — the second medallist from the contest to be disqualified. Kolodko adds to a growing list of medal winners caught out in new tests on samples taken in London and at the 2008

Russia stripped of 2008 4x400m relay silver over doping

Rio de Janeiro: Russia’s 4x400m relay runners have been stripped of the silver medals they won in the 2008 Beijing Olympics after team member Anastasia Kapachinskaya failed a doping test, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced. Re-analysis of samples from 2008 using new techniques discovered the banned substances stanozolol and turinabol, the IOC said