Cao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: Reuters

China banned from weightlifting for a year as chiefs find ‘incidence of doping totally unacceptable’

Decision by the International Weightlifting Federation follows the retesting of anti-doping samples from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics

Topic |   2020 Summer Olympics

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Cao Lei of China sets an Olympic record in the snatch competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympics. She was stripped of her medal following retests of samples. Photo: Reuters
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