Egypt lifters out of Worlds af­ter dop­ing ban

The Times of India (New Delhi edition) - - Times Sport -

Lausanne: Egyp­tian weightlift­ers have been barred from the world cham­pi­onships which be­gan in Thai­land on Wed­nes­day fol­low­ing a dop­ing ban an­nounced by the In­ter­na­tional Weightlift­ing Fed­er­a­tion. The Egyp­tians have been hit with a two-year sus­pen­sion, start­ing on Septem­ber 12. The Egyp­tian fed­er­a­tion “has 21 days to ap­peal to the Court of Ar­bi­tra­tion for Sport (CAS)”, said the IWF in a state­ment.

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