An unfortunate day for the Egyptian trio in the British Open Squash...
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- Mohamed Helmy announces decision to leave Zamalek
- CAF names referees for Al Masry Confederation Cup playoff match
- Mortada announces Mohamed Helmy’s departure
- Angola appoint Flávio as assistant manager
- SQUASH: Potential all Egyptian men’s final awaits ahead of semi-finals
- El Shaarawy: My relationship with Salah is great, I am attached to Egypt
- Mayuka ruled out of Zambia’s friendly against Zimbabwe
- Mido: Hamed, El-Said the smartest in Egyptian football
- Misr El-Maqassa beat Al Masry to close gap on leaders Al Ahly
Karam Gaber to miss Rio 2016 Olympics
Egypt’s Greco-Roman wrestler Karam Gaber will miss Rio De Janiero 2016 Olympics, after the Court of Arbitration for Sports rejected his appeal against his two year suspension.
Two-time Olympic medalist has been suspended for two years on 27 August 2015 for violating the anti-doping rules, as he has repeatedly missed the usual doping tests conducted by the World Wrestling Federation.
The Egyptian Wrestling Federation was also fined 20,000 Swiss Franc (around 160,000 EGP) after Gaber had been charged to have either failed to file required whereabouts information or missed the doping tests.
In response, the 36-year-old submitted an appeal hoping to have the chance to participate in the Rio 2016 Olympics, however, his appeal was rejected with the suspension set to expire on 27 August 2017.
Gaber is one of Egypt’s most decorated Olympians as he won the gold medal in the Men’s Greco-Roman 96 kg at the 2004 Summer Olympics before winning a silver in the 84 kg category at the 2012 London Olympics.