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Re-tests of samples from eight Russian athletes who took part in the 2012 Olympics in London have tested positive for doping, the Russian Olympic Committee has said.
The committee said in a statement on its website that the International Olympic Committee had informed it of the positive doping results.
It did not reveal the names of the eight sports people but said they participated in three different types of sport.
Earlier in the week Russia announced that 14 of its athletes from the 2008 Beijing Olympics had tested positive for doping after their samples were re-tests.
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No British athletes will be implicated in the 31 who tested positive doping after the 2008 Beijing Olympics, ITV News understands.
ITV News Sports Editor Steve Scott, speaking from the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, said "the usual suspects" are likely to be involved - including Russia - and suggests the sports linked to the recent allegations include those already under the spotlight: "track and field, and weightlifting".
The results for the 250 test samples taken after the London 2012 Olympic Games are likely to be announced before June, he added.
The US Justice Department is investigating allegations of state-sponsored doping by "dozens" of top athletes in Russia, according to the New York Times.
Russia's Athletics Federation is currently suspended from all competitions - including the Olympic Games in Brazil, following a vote by the IAAF in November.
It led to the acting head of Russian Athletic Federation, Vadim Zelichenok, threatening to resign.
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