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Italian bobsledder kicked out of Games for doping

  • The Sports Network
  • Published Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, at 9:55 a.m.

Sochi, Russia (SportsNetwork.com) - The Italian Olympic Committee confirmed on Friday that bobsledder William Frullani was removed from the Sochi Olympics following a positive drug test.

According to a release by the committee on its website, Frullani tested positive for the stimulant dimethylamphetamine.

The 34-year-old Frullani was scheduled to be part of Italy's four-man bobsled team in the first two of four heats on tap for Saturday, but will be replaced by Samuele Romanini.

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