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Track star Marion Jones is finally admitting to steroid use in her career after lying about it for years. Via Washinton Post:
Track star Marion Jones has acknowledged using steroids as she prepared for the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney and is scheduled to plead guilty today in New York to two counts of lying to federal agents about her drug use and an unrelated financial matter. Jones, who won five medals at the Sydney Olympics, said she took the steroid known as “the clear” for two years beginning in 1999, according to the letter. A source familiar with Jones’s legal situation who requested anonymity confirmed the relevant facts that were described in the letter. Marion Jones, who won five medals at the Sydney Olympics, says she took the steroid known as “the clear” for two years beginning in 1999, according to a letter Jones sent to close family and friends.
“I want to apologize to you all for all of this,” Jones said. “I am sorry for disappointing you all in so many ways.”
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