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Thrower chooses retirement over questions

Updated: August 26, 2004, 12:55 PM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- The Ukrainian four-woman rowing team was stripped of its bronze medal Thursday after one member tested positive for a banned drug, the IOC said.

It was the fourth medal lost because of doping during the Athens Games.

A weightlifter from Hungary also was expelled from the games on Thursday for failing to provide a urine sample after his event, the International Olympic Committee said.

Zoltan Kovacs, who finished last in the 105-kilogram class, became ...

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