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Taylor hopes Games will focus on athletes, not drugs

Updated: August 11, 2004, 1:45 AM ET
Associated Press

GEORGIOUPOLI, Greece -- Brenda Taylor is nobody's fool. She graduated magna cum laude from Harvard with a degree in cognitive neuroscience and is headed for law school when her track career ends.

So when the 400-meter hurdler was offered a performance-enhancing drug at the 2003 U.S. championships, she says she just said no.

"They offered me modafinil before the USAs last year, and I think I'm the only person that didn't take it," Taylor said.

Modafinil is the banned ...

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