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Distance runner Mo Trafeh banned, results stripped in doping case
Distance runner Mo Trafeh banned, results stripped in doping case

The doping case against Mo Trafeh has taken a new turn with an arbitrator imposing a four-year ban against the distance runner. According to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, the arbitrator found that Trafeh had used the banned substance EPO on numerous occasions. He has been stripped of all results -- including a record-setting 25-kilometer national championship -- dating back to 2012. Authorities caught Trafeh with EPO at an airport earlier this year. Though he never failed a test, the USADA built a case against him with witness testimony and other documentary evidence. "This decision by the independent arbitrator shows the importance of non-analytical case in the effort to protect...

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