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Russian Olympic officials threaten to pull athletes from games

...The comments came at a news conference just hours after one of the nation's top athletes, cross-country skier Larissa Lazutina, was disqualified from the 20-kilometer relay because of high levels of hemoglobin found in a pre-race blood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/22/oly_334991.shtml
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Olympics over, but Russian anger continues

...have to be bad or good, it just has to be huge." The final blow for Russia came Sunday when cross-country skier Larissa Lazutina was stripped of her gold medal in the 30-kilometer classical race after testing positive for a performance-enhancing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/26/oly_335746.shtml
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Gap closing between Olympic drug cheaters and testers

...nabbed in Salt Lake City - German-born Spaniard Johann Muehlegg was stripped of three gold medals, while Russians Larissa Lazutina and Olga Danilova lost gold and silver medals. The three cross-country skiers were caught after the IOC secretly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/30/oly_417321.shtml
Olympics
Overtime

...crossed the finish line third in Salt Lake City, but she was moved up to second place when original silver medalist Larissa Lazutina was punished because of a failed drug test. Muehlegg now must relinquish gold medals from the 10-kilometer combined...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/19/oth_393331.shtml
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Overtime

...an AAU coach and other inducements. Olympics Russian skiing star loses other medals Russian cross-country skier Larissa Lazutina was stripped of her remaining medals from the 2002 Olympics due to positive drug tests. The International Olympic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/30/oth_379920.shtml
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IOC doping hearings set for Friday and Saturday

...medals. German-born Johann Muehlegg of Spain was stripped of his gold in the 50-kilometer race; Russia's Larissa Lazutina lost her gold in the 30-kilometer race; and Russia's Olga Danilova was disqualified from the 30-kilometer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/13/oth_338400.shtml
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IOC rejects Austrian explanation over transfusion equipment

...Spain's Johann Muehlegg was stripped of his gold in the 50-kilometer race, one of his three gold medals; Russia's Larissa Lazutina lost her gold in the 30-kilometer race; and Russia's Olga Danilova was disqualified from the 30K event. All...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/03/02/oth_336279.shtml
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Bronze a late Valentine's gift from Canada's Scott

...fantastic." The Russians took the gold and silver in the fast-paced two-part event, as Olga Danilova held off Larissa Lazutina by 6.9 seconds in the 5-kilometer freestyle race at Soldier Hollow. Nina Kemppel was the top American, finishing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/16/oly_333822.shtml
Olympics
Olympics Notebook

...judge said she was pressured to vote a certain way. The Russians also complained about 10-time Olympic medalist Larissa Lazutina's disqualification for failing a doping test prior to the cross-country relay, skater Irina Slutskaya's second-place...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/oly_335543.shtml
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Muehlegg stripped of gold medal after drug test

...competition, but all anyone could talk about Sunday was doping, which also resulted in the disqualification of Russians Larissa Lazutina and Olga Danilova. Frode Estil, a Norwegian cross-country skier who won two individual silvers and a relay gold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/02/25/oly_335551.shtml
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