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Rashid Ramzi finished with doping ban

Updated: May 22, 2011, 9:38 AM ET
Associated Press

MANAMA, Bahrain -- The Bahrain Athletics Association says disgraced Olympic 1,500-meter runner Rashid Ramzi has finished serving a two-year ban for doping and could run for the national team again.

The Moroccan-born Ramzi was among five athletes who tested positive in April 2008 in retroactive tests for CERA, an advanced version of the blood-boosting drug EPO. The International Olympic Committee stripped him of the 1,500 gold medal he won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

Ramzi was banned ...

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