Sporting Digest: Athletics

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The Independent Online
GEORG ANDERSEN, who tested positive for the anabolic steroid Metenolon after winning the shot-putt silver medal at the Tokyo world championships in September 1991, has had his suspension increased from one year to 21 months by the Norwegian Confederation of Sports.

EVELYNE HALL ADAMS, who finished second behind Babe Didrikson in the 80-metres hurdles at the 1932 Olympics in Los Angeles, has died in California of a heart attack, aged 83. She was also the coach of the US women's team at the first Pan American Games in Buenos Aires in 1951.