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Olympian banned for tampering with urine sample

Updated: April 6, 2004, 11:30 AM ET
Associated Press

SOFIA, Bulgaria -- Bulgarian Olympic weightlifting champion Galabin Boevski plans to appeal an eight-year ban for tampering with his urine sample at last year's world championships.

Boevski, who won gold in Sydney in 2000, said Tuesday that he will sue the International Weightlifting Federation at the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne, Switzerland.

"I will fight until the end. I will not surrender that easily. It's not me who has to prove my innocence -- they have to prove ...

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