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IOC strips 4 medals from 2004 Athens Olympics

Updated: December 5, 2012, 6:36 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Eight years after winning Olympic medals in Athens, four track and field athletes from eastern Europe were ordered to hand them back Wednesday because of positive doping tests.

Lance Armstrong, meanwhile, can hold onto his bronze medal from the 2000 Sydney Games for a little while longer.

The International Olympic Committee executive board disqualified four athletes whose Athens doping samples were retested earlier this year and came back positive for steroids, ...

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