Retired Australian swimmer Brenton Rickard tests positive to banned substance | ABC News

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    The breaststroke swimmer has returned a positive drug test from a sample taken at the 2012 London Olympics. The sample returned a positive result for the banned diuretic furosemide when it was re-tested recently. The breaststroker will front the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland on Monday, where he will have to prove his innocence. If he fails, the 2012 4×100 metre medley relay team that won bronze would be stripped of their medals. Tracey Holmes from ABC Sports has the story. Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE

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