Swimming News Summary (16:00 25-Aug-98)

Swimming News Summary (16:00 25-Aug-98)

Post by SportsWeb New » Wed, 26 Aug 1998 04:00:00

LATEST INTERNATIONAL SPORTS UPDATE FROM SPORTSWEB
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PROSECUTOR ASKS COURT TO FINE FORMER E.GERMAN DOCTOR
A state prosecutor on Monday asked a Berlin court to fine a former East German
doctor who administered banned steroids to female swimmers.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nJ2407960.18-45-32.html
    for full story.

ILL PERKINS CONCERNED OVER GAMES BUILD-UP
World record holder Kieren Perkins fears illness has hurt his build-up for next
month's Commonwealth Games in Malaysia, he said on Monday.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nSD65402.11-06-08.html
    for full story.

FORMER EAST GERMAN COACH ADMITS GIVING STEROIDS
A former East German sports coach on trial for doping admitted on Monday that
he had administered steroids to female swimmers.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nJ2402998.10-10-52.html
    for full story.

FIRST CONVICTIONS IN EAST GERMAN DOPING PROBE
For the first time since East Germany's systematic doping policy came under the
spotlight, three members of the communist state's sports establishment were
convicted on Thursday of damaging the health of athletes.

--- See http://www.sportsweb.com/news/SWIM/SWIM-nJ2005079.13-57-00.html
    for full story.

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