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Jones facing jail after lying on doping

CRYING SHAMEThe golden girl of the 2000 Sydney Olympics looks almost certain to lose the five medals she won at the Games after a dramatic day in a US court


"I promise that these events will be used to make the lives of many people improve," Jones said, "that by making the wrong choices and bad decisions can be disastrous."

"The fact that she was using the performance-enhancing drugs is not a surprise. People suspected strongly or knew, but couldn't prove the use," said Dick Pound, chairman of the World Anti-Doping Agency. "When something seems too good to be true, it probably is."

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