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Olympic champion high jumper from Russia among suspected dopers, report says

Olympic champion high jumper from Russia among suspected dopers, report says

Anna Chicherova, a two-time Olympic medalist in the high jump, is among 14 Russian athletes now suspected of using performance-enhancing drugs during the 2008 Beijing Games, according to a Russian media report.

Chicherova and her teammates reportedly had their stored samples re-tested as part of a recent International Olympic Committee crackdown that found 31 positive samples.

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The IOC has yet to identify the alleged cheaters other than to say they represented 12 different countries. The Tass news...

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