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Olympic discus silver medalist banned for doping

Updated: May 1, 2013, 7:06 AM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- The Russian track and field federation says Olympic discus silver medalist Darya Pishchalnikova has been banned for 10 years for doping and will be stripped of her medal.

The ban annuls Pishchalnikova's results from May 20, 2012, including her silver medal from last year's London Olympics.

The 27-year-old Russian tested positive for the banned substance Oxandrolone in a retest of a sample taken in an out-of-competition control last May. The original test was negative, but ...

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