Doping Suspensions Move Into...Racewalking?

Feb 3, 2011
Outside Magazine

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Having not learned from cyclists, who haven't learned from other cyclists, racewalkers are doping. Norwegian racewalker Eric Tysse appealed a two-year suspension after an Italian lab found the blood-booster CERA in his test samples, ESPN reports.

The Norwegian Athletics Federation ruled on Tuesday that Tysse would remain suspended, as the Italian lab analysis adhered to WADA requirements.

Tysse denies having used any banned drugs, but both samples, taken from a May 2010 competition tested positive for CERA. He has been suspended since July.

--Nick Davidson

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