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APNewsBreak: IOC to retest 2006 Turin samples

Updated: March 20, 2013, 9:49 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- With the eight-year deadline approaching, the IOC will retest doping samples from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin in a bid to catch any drug cheats who escaped detection.

IOC medical commission chairman Arne Ljungqvist told The Associated Press on Wednesday that samples will be retested with more advanced techniques to search for banned substances that couldn't be found in 2006.

Positive tests would result in athletes being retroactively disqualified and stripped of medals.

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