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Chika Amalaha fails doping test

Updated: July 29, 2014, 10:42 AM ET
Associated Press

GLASGOW, Scotland -- A 16-year-old Nigerian weightlifter failed a doping test after becoming the youngest female to win a Commonwealth Games gold medal in the sport, organizers said Tuesday.

Chika Amalaha has been provisionally suspended from the Glasgow Games after testing positive for diuretics and masking agents after winning the 53-kilogram (117-pound) division last Friday.

Amalaha's "A" sample contained amiloride and hydrochlorothiazide, which are both banned by the World Anti-Doping ...

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