Russian weightlifter Nadezhda Lomova, ninth Thai fail drug tests

first_imgPhilippine Arena Interchange inaugurated Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess After missing playoffs again, Lakers face ‘critical’ offseason says LeBron James Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Duterte wants probe of SEA Games mess Witsanu Chantri of Thailand competes in the men’s 69kg weightlifting event during the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 22, 2018. (Photo by MONEY SHARMA / AFP)BUDAPEST, Hungary— Russian weightlifter Nadezhda Lomova, a former European silver medalist, has been suspended after testing positive for a banned steroid.The International Weightlifting Federation says Lomova’s sample showed traces of metenolone, but hasn’t given further details of the case.ADVERTISEMENT Hontiveros presses for security audit of national power grid DA eyes importing ‘galunggong’ anew View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte LATEST STORIES Lomova, who was second in the women’s 63-kilogram category at the 2012 European championships, is the 15th elite-level lifter to be suspended this year as weightlifting tackles widespread doping problems.The IWF also says Witsanu Chantri has become the ninth Thai lifter from the country’s world championship team to test positive.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsThailand faces losing three world titles in the various doping cases and has promised not to enter next year’s Olympic weightlifting event. Chantri didn’t win a world championship medal at the competition in November. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:09Palace: Duterte to attend Asean Summit in Bangkok but with ‘spacing’00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krausslast_img read more