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Olympic Ban Lifted for British Dopers

Millar, Chambers eligible to qualify

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has overturned a rule banning British athletes found guilty of doping from competing in the Olympic Games. The CAS ruled Monday that lifetime bans do not comply with the World Anti-Doping Agency code. Cyclist David Millar, who tested postive for EPO in 2004, and sprinter Dwain Chambers, who tested positive for an anabolic steroid in 2003, are now eligible to attempt to qualify for the 2012 Games. Neither athlete has yet been selected to compete in the Olympics, which begin in late July.

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