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Court dismisses Ben Johnson's appeal for reinstatement

...court ruled that a lower court was correct last summer when it upheld the lifetime ban imposed by the International Amateur Athletics Federation. An appeal is still possible to Canada's Supreme Court. Johnson, 36, trains almost full-time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/22/oth_239725.shtml
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Overtime: Cuban star denies charge of cocaine use

...don't know who or why -- is trying to destroy my image." Arne Ljungqvist, vice president of the International Amateur Athletics Federation, was quoted as saying earlier Friday that the two-time world champion failed more than one test for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/08/05/oth_294344.shtml
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Adjudicator rules Johnson can appeal lifetime ban

...positive for steroids at the 1988 games. Johnson has big plans in the event he is reinstated by the International Amateur Athletics Federation, track's world governing body. "If they approve my application by May or June, I could run in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/20/oth_259499.shtml
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Drugs demean sports

...shockers: U.S. shotputter Randy Barnes and sprinter Dennis Mitchell suspended last month by the International Amateur Athletics Federation for testing positive on drugs, and four Chinese swimmers banned from competition after drugs were detected...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/16/op_236189.shtml
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