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IOC suspends Uzbek gymnast for doping

8:27 AM, Jul 29, 2012   |    comments
Uzbek athlete Luiza Galiulina arrives at Heathrow airport in London on July 24, 2012 three days before the start of the London 2012 Olympic Games. AFP PHOTO / SAEED KHAN (Photo credit should read SAEED KHAN/AFP/GettyImages)
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LONDON (AP) - A female gymnast from Uzbekistan has been provisionally suspended from the London Olympics after failing a drug test, the second doping case of the games.
    
The IOC says Luiza Galiulina tested positive for the diuretic furosemide on Wednesday.

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The IOC says a final decision on her case will be announced after her backup "B'' sample is tested.
    
On Saturday, the IOC expelled Albanian weightlifter Hysen Pulaku from the games after he tested positive for the banned steroid stanozolol on July 23.

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7/29/2012 7:45:16 AM (GMT -4:00)

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