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Nevin Yanit, Anna Avdeyeva banned

Updated: August 28, 2013, 1:43 PM ET
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Two star European track and field athletes have been suspended for doping. 

Reigning European 100-meter hurdles champion Nevin Yanit of Turkey and Russian shot putter Anna Avdeyeva have been banned two years, according to their countries' athletic federations.

The Turkish federation says Yanit tested positive for banned substances during a competition in Duesseldorf, Germany, in February.

The Russian Federation said on its website that Avdeyeva, the 2011 European indoor ...

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