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With eight athletes suspended within a week, including members of the Commonwealth Games and Asian Games women’s 4×400-meter gold-medal winning teams, former Olympians and the public have been escalating demands for the government to intervene.

Sports Minister Ajay Maken responded Tuesday by firing Ukrainian Yuri Ogorodnik, coach of six of the athletes named in recent doping cases, and demanding an overhaul of the way anti-doping authorities operate in the country of 1.1 billion.

Other coaches have been warned.

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