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Olympic Sprinter Pettigrew Admits Doping

2000 gold medalist 'fesses up in trial against former coach

(Newser) - Former Olympic gold medalist Antonio Pettigrew passed all his drug tests during his career—but admitted in court yesterday that he took steroids. The confession came at the trial of his former coach, Trevor Graham, who has pleaded not guilty to charges he lied to federal authorities investigating doping allegations.... More »

Gatlin Gets 4-Year Ban

Olympic sprinter thinks vengeful massage therapist may have framed him

(Newser) - Olympic 100-meter champion Justin Gatlin won't be competing this year in Beijing—or in any other track and field meet—after receiving a four-year ban for a failed drug test in 2006. The sprinter had been arguing his case, saying, for one thing, that a prior doping charge shouldn't count... More »

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