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January 26, 2012
Sprinter claims that he was "accidently" injected with steroids
For those of you not familiar with steroids, let me assure you all that a doctor could not “accidently” mistake cortizone for nandrolone! This story will show you what lengths young people will go to in support of denying this behavior. Don

By Associated Press, Updated: Thursday, January 26, 6:33 AM

BERN, Switzerland - The Swiss athletics federation says sprinter Pascal Mancini will sue a doctor after twice testing positive for a banned steroid.Swiss Athletics says the 22-year-old Mancini was mistakenly injected with nandrolone instead of cortisone, an anti-inflammatory painkiller, last September. Mancini will skip the indoor season, including the world championships in Istanbul in March, while Switzerland's anti-doping agency investigates the case.