• French Runner Laila Traby Arrested for Having EPO in Her Apartment
The European 10,000m bronze medalist Laila Traby of France has tested positive for banned blood booster EPO.
The 35 year old Traby was arrested on November 7 after EPO and other banned substances were found by police in a raid in an apartment she was using during the training in France.
"I've been wrongly accused, I'm a victim of a conspiracy," Traby wrote on her Facebook page.
"I've been well and truly trapped," she added, insisting she was "a clean and honest athlete."
The Moroccan-born Traby took third in the 10 000 meters at the European Championships in Zurich in August, in the event which was won by Britain's Jo Pavey.