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Crystal Cox stripped of 2004 gold

Updated: July 21, 2012, 4:50 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- American runner Crystal Cox was stripped of her gold medal from the 4x400-meter relay at the 2004 Athens Olympics on Saturday after admitting to doping, while the International Olympic Committee put off a decision on whether to disqualify the entire U.S. team.

Cox admitted in 2010 to using anabolic steroids and accepted a four-year suspension and disqualification of her results from 2001-04.

The IOC executive board formally disqualified Cox and took away her gold medal. However, ...

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