Diana Taurasi's suspension lifted

Updated: February 17, 2011, 12:55 AM ET
Associated Press

Diana Taurasi was always confident she would be cleared of doping allegations.

It finally happened on Wednesday.

Taurasi had her provisional suspension lifted by the Turkish Basketball Federation, which said the lab that returned a positive test retracted its report after it "evaluated" Taurasi's statements in her defense. The federation did not say whether the lab made a mistake.

"I got the news this morning at 5 a.m. and was in shock," Taurasi told The Associated Press by phone ...

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