BOA gets backing on lifetime bans
LONDON -- The British government and Olympic great Sebastian Coe are backing the national Olympic body's fight to keep a lifetime ban for drug cheats.
Coe, the two-time 1,500-meter champion who heads the organizing committee for the 2012 London Games, and Olympics Minister Hugh Robertson said Friday they have written letters supporting the British Olympic Association's hardline doping rule.
The letters were sent to the Court of Arbitration for Sport ahead of a hearing in London on ...
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