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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2010, file photo shows USA's Diana Taurasi driving to the basket while guarded by Australia's Laura Summerton, left,  during the second half of an exhibition basketball game in Hartford, Conn.  Turkey's basketball federation lifted American star Diana Taurasi's provisional doping suspension Wednesday after a lab retracted its finding that she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Taurasi not only is free to continue playing in the Turkish basketball league, she also is cleared to participate for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
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FILE - This Sept. 10, 2010, file photo shows USA's Diana Taurasi driving to the basket while guarded by Australia's Laura Summerton, left, during the second half of an exhibition basketball game in Hartford, Conn. Turkey's basketball federation lifted American star Diana Taurasi's provisional doping suspension Wednesday after a lab retracted its finding that she tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance. Taurasi not only is free to continue playing in the Turkish basketball league, she also is cleared to participate for the United States at the 2012 London Olympics. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

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