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Chambers 'will be welcomed back' Sprinter Dwain Chambers will be welcomed back into the GB team, says the new head coach of UK Athletics. Chambers has a lifetime Olympic ban having tested positive for the banned steroid THG in 2003, and lost an appeal against the decision in July this year. But Charles van Commenee is happy for him to represent GB in non-Olympic events like World Championships. "Dwain has served his sentence, he is more than welcome back in the team," Van Commenee told BBC Sport.

GREEK hurdler Fani Halkia yesterday appeared before a prosecutor investigating the doping case that led to her expulsion from the Beijing Olympics, insisting she did not intentionally use performance-enhancing drugs. Halkia, the 2004 Olympic 400-metre hurdles gold medalist, tested positive for the steroid methyltrienolone on August 16.

A shot putter and steeplechaser from Belarus drew two-year bans for doping.The Belarusian Athletics Federation said Tuesday the decision to discipline shot putter Yulia Leantsyuk and steeplechaser Irina Bakhanouskaya was made last month. Both competed in the European Cup in France in June.

Athletics Kenya bans Muthuka for doping Sprinter Elizabeth Muthuka becomes the fourth Kenyan female athlete to get a doping ban after it was finally confirmed she failed a drugs test at the July 26 to 28 national championships. Consequently, the athlete whose A and B blood samples tested positive for anabolic steroid Nandrolone, has been slapped with a two-year ban by Athletics Kenya (AK).

NFL Saints' Nesbit suspended four games for steroids violation
New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Jamar Nesbit has been suspended for four games for violating the NFL's policy on anabolic steroids and related substances, the league announced Tuesday afternoon

ADVISORY Last Chance to Comment on New Canadian Anti-Doping Rules
The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) alerts the Canadian sport community that the deadline is approaching for input into the final version of the Canadian Anti-Doping Program (CADP).
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Museeuw doping judgement delayed The conclusion of the trial of cyclist Johan Museeuw and 10 other suspects accused of drug offences has been delayed by a Belgian court.

5 Russian race walkers banned for doping Five Russian race walkers, including world record-holder Sergei Morozov, have been suspended for two years for doping. Morozov, Viktor Burayev, Vladimir Kanaikin, Igor Yerokhin and Alexei Voevodin were sanctioned by the national federation for testing positive for the endurance-enhancing hormone EPO, the All Sport news agency said Tuesday.

Delhi laboratory gets WADA accreditation The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has granted accreditation to the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL), New Delhi, ending years of uncertainty over the status of the facility, set up nearly two decades ago.The decision came at the WADA Executive Committee meeting in Montreal on Saturday.

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