Sweden's Backstrom to receive Olympic silver medal despite drug test

The International Olympic Committee ruled Friday that Backstrom hadn't intended to enhance his performance.
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"It is unfortunate that his test results were not disclosed until just prior to the gold medal game on Feb. 23, four days after the test was done," Fehr said. "Had this matter been presented in a timely manner, it is possible that steps could have been taken to resolve this issue before the gold medal game."

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