24 Jan '11, 12pm

More #doping failures at 2010 Asian Games via @cmswire

More #doping failures at 2010 Asian Games via @cmswire

Ahmed Dheeb of Qatar, who won silver in the men's discus, tested positive for exogenous testosterone metabolites. -- PHOTO: REUTERS DOHA - TWO more doping failures at the Guangzhou Asian Games were announced by the Olympic Council of Asia on Monday, involving a silver medallist from Qatar and an athlete from the Palestinian territories. It brings to four the total number of cheats caught at the multi-sport extravaganza that was held in China last November, the others being an Uzbek wrestler and an Uzbek judoka. Ahmed Dheeb of Qatar, who won silver in the men's discus, tested positive for exogenous testosterone metabolites, descibed by the OCA as 'indicative of a prohibited substance under anabolic agents'. Palestinian Awajna Abdalnasser took part in the men's 800 metres and tested positive for norandrosterone, another anabolic agent. Both were disqualified, with Dheeb stri...

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