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• Russian Athletics Federation announce doping bans for middle-distance pair

The Russian Athletics Federation (RusAF) has banned middle-distance runners Artyom Leonenko and Natalya Khokhlova for doping offenses.

Leonenko has been hit with a suspension of four years due to a violation of his biological passport. 

Khokhlova has been given a two-year ban after her samples tested positive for methylhexanamine, a nasal decongestant prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Neither athlete has made a mark on the international stage with their International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) profiles only listing domestic results.

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