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Austrian Olympic Committee pays $1 million doping fine

Fri, May  25, 2007 - By Veronika Oleksyn

The International Olympic Committee fined the Austrian Olympic Committee on Thursday for failing to prevent the blood doping violations at last year's Winter Olympics. It is the largest fine to be levied by the Switzerland-based body. The decision came a month after the IOC issued lifetime Olympic bans on six Austrian cross-country skiers and biathletes involved in the doping.

The scandal also cast a shadow over Austria's bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics...

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