Eight years later, more athletes continue to be stripped of medals from the Beijing Olympics because of positive doping tests.
Four athletes, including three Russians, had their medals taken away on Wednesday after their doping samples from 2008 were retested and came back positive for banned drugs.
A total of six athletes — one runner and five weightlifters — were sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee based on reanalysis of their samples with improved techniques. They were among the 98 positive cases recorded in the retesting of more than 1,000 samples from Beijing and the 2012 London Olympics.
Russian runner Tatyana Firova was stripped of her...