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IAAF steps up drug-testing in Turkey

Updated: July 9, 2013, 5:03 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- Track and field's governing body has stepped up its drug-testing program in Turkey amid reports of dozens of positive cases that could damage Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Olympics.

The International Association of Athletics Federations said Tuesday it "intensified" its testing in Turkey following abnormal blood-profile results that have already resulted in doping cases against some of the country's top athletes.

IAAF spokesman Nick Davies issued a statement to The Associated ...

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