Ghfran Almouhamad DQ'd for doping
LONDON -- A female hurdler from Syria was kicked out of the London Olympics on Saturday after failing a drug test.
The IOC said 400-meter hurdler Ghfran Almouhamad tested positive for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine on Aug. 3. Her backup "B" sample confirmed the positive finding.
The 23-year-old athlete finished eighth and last in her first-round heat on Aug. 5.
The IOC said Almouhamad has been disqualified and stripped of her Olympic accreditation.
The IOC sent ...
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