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Diego Palomeque out for doping

Updated: August 12, 2012, 9:24 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The IOC has formally excluded Colombian runner Diego Palomeque from the London Olympics for doping, and told team officials to investigate his coach.

Palomeque was barred from the 400-meter heats by a provisional suspension imposed on Aug. 4. The 18-year-old athlete tested positive for testosterone in a urine sample taken in London on July 26.

The IOC says it withdrew Palomeque's Olympic accreditation after the backup sample confirmed the doping offense.

The IOC wants ...

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