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Swimming: Australian Poort banned for doping rule breach
Sydney, Sept 14, 2017 (AFP) - Australian Olympic swimmer Jarrod Poort has been banned for 12 months for failing to make himself available for doping tests, officials said Thursday.
Poort, who swam in the 1500m at the 2012 London Olympics but switched to the open water events at Rio last year, waived his right to appeal.
"At the end of the day people make mistakes and that's what I did," said Poort, who won hearts with a gutsy effort ...