Ivan Tsikhan

  • IAAF cites former champions for doping March 8, 2013

    London: Six athletes, including former Olympic and three-times world hammer champion Ivan Tsikhan of Belarus were named by the sport's governing body on Friday for failing doping tests after samples taken at the 2005 world championships in Helsinki were re-examined. The other athletes named were Andrei Mikhnevich, Vadim Devyatovskiy and Nazdeya...
  • IOC strips 2 Belarusians of Olympic hammer medals December 12, 2008

    Lausanne: Two Belarusian hammer throwers were stripped on Thursday of their silver and bronze medals from the Beijing Olympics because of high levels of testosterone. A Polish canoeist also was disqualified for drug use. The three cases bring to nine the number of athletes caught for doping in Beijing. The International Olympic...