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December 13, 2013
Iranian wrestler banned for life for doping
VEVEY, Switzerland — Iranian wrestler Amir Ali Akbari has been banned for life and stripped of his world Greco-Roman heavyweight title for doping. Wrestling’s governing body, FILA, says Ali Akbari tested positive for anabolic steroids at the world championships in September at Budapest, Hungary.