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TODAY   |  October 25, 2013

$400K pigeon tests positive for cocaine

Traces of cocaine and painkillers were found in at least six sporting birds in Belgium, where pigeon racing is a lucrative pastime. A local media report exposed the doping scandal after one top bird sold for more than $400,000.

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>>> belgian media report that six racing birds tested positive for drugs including cocaine and painkillers. the sport made headlines when one top piano john was sold for $400,000.