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Backstrom adds sixth name to doping list

Posted: February 24, 2014 at 2:13 a.m.

KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia — After having none by the midpoint of the Winter Olympics, the number of positive drug tests grew to six Sunday when the Swedish Olympic Committee said hockey player Nicklas Backstrom had tested positive for a substance found in an allergy medication that he has taken for seven years.

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