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Young reportedly tests positive for EPO

Updated: August 8, 2004, 12:12 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Jerome Young reportedly tested positive for the banned drug EPO at a meet last month, which would be the second flunked test for a sprinter who might cost the U.S. relay team its gold medal from the Sydney Olympics.

Young would face a lifetime ban if he is found guilty.

The French sports daily L'Equipe reported Sunday that Young's sample from a July 23 meet in Saint Denis contained traces of the endurance-boosting drug. L'Equipe, which based its report on anonymous sources, ...

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