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Selsouli to miss London Games after failed drugs test

  • Moroccan 1500 meter runner Mariem Alaoui Selsouli has failed a drugs test and will miss out on taking part in the 2012 Olympics.

    Selsouli, who won the silver medal at this year's World Indoor Championships, tested positive for a banned diuretic in a sample taken in Paris earlier this month.

    Selsouli, 28, has been banned for doping before and now faces a lifetime ban.

    A total of 71,649 tests have been carried out worldwide by the World Anti Doping Agency in the six months leading up to July 19, with 107 athletes sanctioned.