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Two Romanian runners dropped after testing positive for EPO

Updated: July 31, 2008, 11:46 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

BUCHAREST, Romania -- Two middle-distance runners from Romania were dropped from their Olympic team after testing positive for the blood booster EPO.

Elena Antoci and Cristina Vasiloiu did not leave for the Beijing Games on Sunday with the rest of the team, the Romanian Olympic Committee said.

"Elena Antoci and Cristina Vasiloiu were dropped from the Romanian Olympic delegation as both are under suspicion of doping," committee head Octavian Morariu told reporters. "Both stay at ...

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