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FIG complies with IOC, seeks more proof of Chinese gymnasts' ages

Updated: August 22, 2008, 1:04 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BEIJING -- China was asked to provide additional documents proving that five of the six members of its gold-medal women's gymnastics team were old enough to compete in the Beijing Olympics, in hopes it will end persistent questions about the girls' ages.

The International Olympic Committee said Friday there is still no proof anyone cheated, but it asked gymnastics officials to investigate "what have been a number of questions and apparent discrepancies," IOC spokeswoman Giselle Davies said. ...

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