Bulgarian sprinter fails drugs test: report

Bulgarian sprinter Inna Eftimova has failed a dope test and will miss the London Olympics, media reports said Friday.

Eftinova, 23, tested positive for the growth hormone somatotropin at the World Championships in Daegu, South Korea, last August, BGNES news agency reported.

Athletics Federation chief Dobromir Karamarinov neither confirmed nor denied the information to the agency.

The 100m and 200m specialist has been informed about breaching the anti-doping regulations, sports website bgathletic.com said.

Eftimova would definitely miss the Olympics, where she was hoping to compete in the 100m and 200m as well as the 4x100m relay, BGNES added.

Editor’s note:Yahoo Philippines encourages responsible comments that add dimension to the discussion. No bashing or hate speech, please. You can express your opinion without slamming others or making derogatory remarks.

  • Fight vs online libel goes to the UNHCR Ederic Eder, Yahoo! Southeast Asia - The Inbox
    Fight vs online libel goes to the UNHCR

    Commentary By Ellen T. Tordesillas Last Tuesday, while in Baguio City for their summer session, the Supreme Court denied all the Motions for Reconsideration on Online Libel which it upheld in its Feb. 18, 2014 decision. It will be recalled … Continue reading → …

  • Book chronicles efforts for PWD-friendly polls VERA Files - The Inbox
    Book chronicles efforts for PWD-friendly polls

    By Melissa Luz Lopez, VERA Files A lot have been done but much still need to be done for a hassle-free  participation of  Persons with Disabilities in elections,according to a book published by The Asia Foundation (TAF) and supported by … Continue reading → …

  • The other side of Palawan Ellen Tordesillas, Contributor - The Inbox
    The other side of Palawan

    By Ellen T. Tordesillas Mention Palawan and what comes to mind are Underground River and El Nido in the northern side of this richly-blessed province from its capital, Puerto Princesa. Three weeks ago, we went to the southern side- in … Continue reading → …

Poll Choice Options