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Usain Bolt could lose Olympic gold medal over Nesta Carter doping reports

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Nesta Carter (second from left) and Usain Bolt (second from right) won gold for Jamaica in Beijing



Jamaica's Usain Bolt could lose one of the three gold medals he won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Reuters report that the 'A' sample of one of his team-mates in the 4x100m, Nesta Carter, was found to contain the banned substance Methylhexanamine.

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Muhammad Ali: Boxing legend in hospital with respiratory issue

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Muhammad Ali retired from boxing in 1981



Boxing great Muhammad Ali is being treated in a hospital for a respiratory issue, a spokesman for the former world heavyweight champion has confirmed.

Ali, 74, is being treated by doctors as a precaution and is described as being in a "fair condition". A brief hospital stay is expected.

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Rio 2016: Up to 31 athletes could be banned after Beijing retests

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The Rio Games begin on 5 August and run until 21 August





Up to 31 athletes from six sports could be banned from competing at the Rio Games, Olympic chiefs have said.

The announcement comes after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) retested 454 selected doping samples from the 2008 Games in Beijing.

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