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Athletics: Adams decides against legal action

Athletics: Adams decides against legal action

Valerie Adams has decided not to pursue legal action against disgraced Belarusian shot putter Nadzeya Ostapchuk, who accused Adams of taking drugs.

Adams may face long wait for gold

Adams may face long wait for gold

Olympic shot-put champion Valerie Adams is anxious to get her hands on the gold medal she was denied by a drug cheat but is steeling herself for what could be a long wait.

Ostapchuk lashes out with 'absurd' Adams claims

Ostapchuk lashes out with 'absurd' Adams claims

Shamed Belarusian shot-putter Nadezhda Ostapchuk has gone on the attack, accusing rival Valerie Adams of using steroids in 2005.

Opinion: Ongoing Olympic effort needed to battle drug cheats

In the immediate aftermath of her silver medal at the London Olympics, Valerie Adams was beyond consoling and wanted answers with regards to the administrative stuff-up that created unnecessary stress for her on "game" day.

Disgraced shotputter points finger at ex-coach

Disgraced shotputter points finger at ex-coach

Nadezhda Ostapchuk claims her drug test returned positive because she was framed by a former athletics head coach, who allegedly extorted money from athletes with the threat of positive drug tests.

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