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Athletes banned for life

Published: Aug 02 2013 11:30:17 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 05 2013 03:21:24 PM EDT

Alex Rodriguez avoided a lifetime ban from his sport, but these athletes did not.

Alex Rodriguez, July 2013
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Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has been suspended by Major League Baseball through the end of the 2014 season for the use of performance-enhancing drugs, but avoided a lifetime ban. Here's a look at athletes who have been banned for life from their sports:




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