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Speed Skate Cheat Gets Two-Year Suspension

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Simon Cho (L) of the U.S. leads Canada's Olivier Jean (R) during the men's 500 metres final at the World Short Track Speed Skating Championships in Sheffield, northern England, March 12, 2011. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: SPORT SPEED SKATING) - RTR2JTCV

US speed skater Simon Cho has been suspended from the sport for two years for tampering with the skates of his Canadian rival.

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The Olympic medalist admits he sabotaged the skates of Olivier Jean during the World Team Championship in 2011.

Cho's suspension means he will miss the Winter games in Sochi.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Canada's short track skating program director Yves Hamelin about the suspension.

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