IOC rejects Austrian explanation over transfusion equipment
LONDON (AP) -- The IOC scoffed at Austrian claims that there were legitimate medical uses for the blood-transfusion equipment found in a house used by the nation's cross-country skiers at the Olympics.
The Austrian ski federation said its athletes used the material for ultraviolet radiation treatment of their blood, describing the method as being "exclusively for disease prevention" and not doping.
Mar. 1: Full story
Canada seeks investigation of skiers' drug tests
TORONTO (AP) -- If at first you succeed, try, try again.
Canadian Olympic officials who protested the pairs figure skating judging to get a gold medal for Jamie Sale and David Pelletier now want the International Olympic Committee to review drug tests in cross-country skiing.
Feb. 27: Full story
Scott's corner determined to keep heat on IOC
By SCOTT ZERR -- Edmonton Sun
The players behind Beckie Scott's Olympic appeal are in the middle of a waiting game, and they're determined to keep the heat squarely on the International Olympic Committee.
In fact, Scott's coach, Dave Wood, has the attitude of a snarly detective searching for clues that would turn the Vermilion native's cross-country skiing bronze into gold.
Feb. 27: Full story
IOC says Muehlegg's B sample is positive too
MADRID, Spain (AP) -- Johann Muehlegg, the disgraced cross-country skier stripped of a gold medal for doping, learned Tuesday that the "B" sample of his urine test had also proved positive.
The result was released by the International Olympic Committee's medical commission and handed to Spain's state secretary for sport, Juan Antonio Gomez Angulo.
Feb. 26: Full story
Feb. 26: Still goin' for gold
Feb. 25: Doping scandal ruins Muehlegg's party plans
Feb. 24: Olympic champions stripped of medals
Feb. 24: COA plans to make bid to get Scott a gold
Feb. 24: Muehlegg stripped of gold medal after drug test
Feb. 24: Lazutina disqualified after winning gold