Life ban for drugs-tainted sprint queen

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    Women's 100 meters champion Wang Jing was banned for life after she failed a drugs test during the National Games.

    Wang, pictured, tested positive for the performance-enhancing metabolites epitestosterone and testosterone after winning the on Thursday at the Games in Jinan.


    Organisers stripped the 21-year-old of her gold medal and the Chinese Athletics Administration Center banned Wang and her coach for life.

    Wang said she accepted the test results but insisted that she had never intentionally taken any banned substance and called for a thorough investigation.

    http://www.thestandard.com.hk/breaking_news_detail.asp?id=16878&icid=5&d_str=20091027

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