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Anna Chicherova

State TV: 14 Russian athletes positive in Olympics retests

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV says 14 of the country's athletes from the 2008 Olympics failed retests of their doping samples, including 2012 Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova.

Match TV says 11 of the 14 athletes are from track and field, including 4x100-meter relay gold medalist Yulia Chermoshanskaya. The others are two weightlifters and a rower.

If Chermoshanskaya is disqualified, the relay gold medal would pass to Belgium.

Sandor Tarics

Sandor Tarics, oldest former Olympic champion, dies at 102

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Sandor Tarics, a water polo gold medalist for Hungary at the 1936 Berlin Games and the oldest living Olympic champion, has died. He was 102.

The Hungarian Olympic committee, citing information from his family, said Tarics passed away Saturday in San Francisco.

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