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Olympian duel over drugs already underway

Scientists chasing ever-inventive cheats

Abnormal blood levels detected by blood profiling will prevent German gold medalist Claudia Pechstein from competing. Abnormal blood levels detected by blood profiling will prevent German gold medalist Claudia Pechstein from competing. (Christof Koepsel/ Getty Images)
By Kay Lazar
Globe Staff / February 1, 2010

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The Olympic drug police are preparing just as hard as the skiers, boarders, and skaters for the Vancouver Olympic Games, armed with more methods than ever to catch cheaters who try to inject or ingest their way to a gold medal. (Full article: 1160 words)

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