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No max sentences for Greek sprinters

Updated: April 5, 2011, 9:55 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Doping-linked Greek sprinters Costas Kenteris and Katerina Thanou won't face maximum sentences if convicted in a perjury trial, under recommendations made in court Tuesday.

The Sydney Olympic medalists are on trial, accused of faking a motorcycle accident on the eve of the Athens Games in 2004 after missing a doping test that led to their sporting suspension. The perjury charge carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison.

Public prosecutor Giorgos Petrou urged ...

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