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Olympic sample retesting begins January

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Cycling News
Published:
December 10, 2008, 0:00 GMT,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 22:03 BST
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First Edition Cycling News, December 10, 2008

Yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the World Anti-Doping Agency...

Yesterday the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will begin re-testing blood and urine samples taken during the Beijing Olympics in January.

According to Tuttobiciweb, 500 samples will undergo reanalysis, the first batch taken from endurance sports such as cycling, rowing, swimming and athletics. Most of the new testing for CERA – 400 blood samples - will be undertaken in WADA's laboratory in Lausanne, while 100 urine samples will be tested for insulin in WADA's Cologne facility.

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