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RIO OLYMPICS :IAAF Bans Nigerian Female Relay Team by Shehucom(m): 12:32pm On Jul 29, 2016
A Nigerian Athlete, Tosin Adeloye has been banned by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) for testing positive to drugs.

The Nigerian 4x400m women’s relay team, due to the recent development. has been banned from participating in the 2016 Olympic Games holding in Rio, Brazil, next month.

The IAAF noted that the ban placed on the women team was because one of them, Tosin Adeloye tested positive to drugs during the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Super Grand Prix/Warri Relays in Warri, Delta State on July 24th last year.

Adeloye has been banned for eight years by the IAAF and all results of hr individual and joint events will be disregarded

Re: RIO OLYMPICS :IAAF Bans Nigerian Female Relay Team by dayowunmi(m): 12:54pm On Jul 29, 2016
IAAF are cowards, why can't they ban all the Russians who tested positive but they can easily ban Nigerian relay team, when a lot of the Russian athletes going are not clean!
Re: RIO OLYMPICS :IAAF Bans Nigerian Female Relay Team by bestofteddy01: 10:59am On Aug 03, 2016
The three-time former world champion weighed in at 86.85 kgs

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