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Positive test is second for Boonen

Updated: May 9, 2009, 9:27 AM ET
Associated Press

BRUSSELS -- Former world cycling champion Tom Boonen was suspended Saturday by his Quick Step team after testing positive for cocaine for a second time.

The Belgian was reportedly tested on April 24 by Flanders regional government authorities, 12 days after he won the Paris-Roubaix classic for the third time.

Quick Step spokesman Alessandro Tegner said his team was informed Saturday about the result of the test. The team said in an e-mail that Boonen "has been suspended from all competitive ...

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