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December 4, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY
Suspicions that East Germany emerged in the 1970s as a world sports superpower with chemical help have been confirmed through a story Monday in a Berlin newspaper by swimmer Raik Hannemann and through reports by Germany's Stern magazine last week. "We all took them (anabolic steroids)," wrote Hannemann, a silver medalist in the 200-meter medley at the 1989 European Championships, in a new publication, Berliner Kurier am Abend.
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December 4, 1990 | RANDY HARVEY
Suspicions that East Germany emerged in the 1970s as a world sports superpower with chemical help have been confirmed through a story Monday in a Berlin newspaper by swimmer Raik Hannemann and through reports by Germany's Stern magazine last week. "We all took them (anabolic steroids)," wrote Hannemann, a silver medalist in the 200-meter medley at the 1989 European Championships, in a new publication, Berliner Kurier am Abend.
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December 22, 1989
Olympic track champion Carl Lewis has filed a libel suit against West Germany's Stern magazine and a former teammate, seeking $182 million in damages for a story that alleged steroid use on his part, his lawyer, Timothy Danson, said Thursday in Toronto.
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September 21, 1989 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
A West German news magazine in Wednesday's editions quoted American 400-meter runner Darrell Robinson as saying he sold human growth hormone to Florence Griffith Joyner in March of 1988, about six months before she won three gold medals at the Seoul Olympics. Human growth hormone, banned by the International Olympic Committee, is used to stimulate muscle growth.
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October 1, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Ben Johnson, the Canadian sprinter who lost an Olympic gold medal when he failed to pass a drug test, refused to speak with reporters from the West German magazine Stern that purchased exclusive rights to his story for a reported $1 million through U.S. agent Larry Heidebrecht. Heidebrecht was turned away at the door of Johnson's home in Toronto with a van of reporters and photographers from Stern.
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October 5, 1988
Ben Johnson, stripped of his world record and the gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the Seoul Games after testing positive for steroids, defended himself at a press conference Tuesday in Toronto, denying that he had knowingly used drugs and vowing to make a comeback at the 1992 Olympics. Johnson's attorney, Ed Futerman, also said that an interview published in Stern, a West German magazine, was fabricated.
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December 22, 1989
Olympic track champion Carl Lewis has filed a libel suit against West Germany's Stern magazine and a former teammate, seeking $182 million in damages for a story that alleged steroid use on his part, his lawyer, Timothy Danson, said Thursday in Toronto.
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September 27, 1989 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
Emerging from amid the tumult a week after allegations of drug use among top U.S. athletes, there is this one simple update: Everyone involved is exploring legal options. A week ago, Stern, a West German news magazine, published an article in which a 400-meter runner identified several U.S. athletes as having bought or used banned performance-enhancing drugs.
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September 21, 1989 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
A West German news magazine in Wednesday's editions quoted American 400-meter runner Darrell Robinson as saying he sold human growth hormone to Florence Griffith Joyner in March of 1988, about six months before she won three gold medals at the Seoul Olympics. Human growth hormone, banned by the International Olympic Committee, is used to stimulate muscle growth.
SPORTS
September 27, 1989 | JULIE CART, Times Staff Writer
Emerging from amid the tumult a week after allegations of drug use among top U.S. athletes, there is this one simple update: Everyone involved is exploring legal options. A week ago, Stern, a West German news magazine, published an article in which a 400-meter runner identified several U.S. athletes as having bought or used banned performance-enhancing drugs.
SPORTS
October 5, 1988
Ben Johnson, stripped of his world record and the gold medal in the 100-meter dash at the Seoul Games after testing positive for steroids, defended himself at a press conference Tuesday in Toronto, denying that he had knowingly used drugs and vowing to make a comeback at the 1992 Olympics. Johnson's attorney, Ed Futerman, also said that an interview published in Stern, a West German magazine, was fabricated.
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October 1, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Ben Johnson, the Canadian sprinter who lost an Olympic gold medal when he failed to pass a drug test, refused to speak with reporters from the West German magazine Stern that purchased exclusive rights to his story for a reported $1 million through U.S. agent Larry Heidebrecht. Heidebrecht was turned away at the door of Johnson's home in Toronto with a van of reporters and photographers from Stern.
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