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Nicklas Backstrom can't escape failed drug test
Nicklas Backstrom can't escape failed drug test

A failed drug test at the 2014 Sochi Olympics continues to shadow Nicklas Backstrom some nine months later. The Swedish hockey player thought he was at least partially exonerated by the International Olympic Committee, but the Hockey News has reported that anti-doping officials will appeal that decision before an international sports court. "I mean, I thought it was over but I guess it’s not," Backstrom told CSNWashington.com. "I don’t really think about it. We'll see." The trouble began during Sweden's march toward a silver medal in Sochi, when the team doctor allegedly advised Backstrom -- who also plays for the Washington Capitals in the NHL...

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