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Aussie swimmers face sanctions over sleeping pills

Updated: February 22, 2013, 3:45 AM ET
Associated Press

SYDNEY -- Former world swimming champions James Magnussen and Eamon Sullivan, and their 4x100-meter relay teammates, could face sanctions after admitting to taking the sleep medication Stilnox during a "bonding session" ahead of last year's London Games.

Magnussen, Sullivan, Tommaso D'Orsogna, Cameron McEvoy, James Roberts and Matthew Targett held a press conference Friday with Swimming Australia president Barclay Nettlefold. They released a joint statement admitting they took Stilnox and ...

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