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Russia's Volgina tests positive for banned steroid

Updated: May 17, 2013, 4:01 AM ET
Associated Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South Africa's anti-doping body says Russia's Natalia Volgina tested positive for the banned anabolic steroid Metenolone after winning the Two Oceans Marathon in March.

The South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport says Volgina faces a two-year ban and being stripped of her title and $27,000 in prize money if she is found guilty of the doping offense by the IAAF. The 36-year-old Volgina can request that her B-sample is tested.

SAIDS chief executive Khalid ...

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