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WADA: HGH testing should resume

Updated: February 5, 2014, 2:57 PM ET
Associated Press

The World Anti-Doping Agency expects a breakthrough within weeks to catch athletes who use human growth hormone.

Testing for HGH, including samples from Sochi Olympic athletes, should resume after being stalled by an appeal case ruling last year, WADA director-general David Howman said at a pre-games briefing.

Howman said a backlog of samples has built up awaiting publication of peer-viewed results from two research projects involving 20,000 samples.

"We anticipate that in ...

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