Luiza Galiulina expelled for doping
LONDON -- The IOC says a female gymnast from Uzbekistan has been formally expelled from the London Olympics after her backup "B" sample also came back positive for doping.
IOC spokesman Mark Adams says Luiza Galiulina has been kicked out of the athletes village after the test confirmed the initial finding for use of the banned diuretic furosemide.
Galiulina -- a lesser-known name with no medal hopes -- tested positive in a pre-games urine control in London last Wednesday.
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