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Steroid added to banned substances lists

Updated: October 24, 2003, 9:32 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The furor over a newly detected designer steroid spread to the Olympics and other sports Friday.

Olympic officials said they will test for THG at next summer's Athens Games, and authorities in horse racing, skiing and rugby also are implementing such tests.

The International Olympic Committee said it would add tetrahydrogestrinone, or THG, to the list of banned substances included in its tests at the Aug. 13-29 games. THG already has turned up in the samples of ...

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