Sprinter Harrison Hit With Four-Year Drug Ban

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Spinter and two-time Olympic gold medalist Alvin Harrison has been banned for four years after he admitted taking a variety of performance-enhancing drugs. The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency announced the ban Tuesday. Harrison, 30, accepted the suspension for violations uncovered in the BALCO case.


NPR's Tom Goldman, sports correspondent



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