Rugby league player gets 4-year doping ban

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LONDON (AP) -- Rugby league player Terry Bridge has been banned for four years for multiple doping violations.

The UK Anti-Doping agency says the former reserve with Oldham Rugby League club is suspended until February 2016 after having been sentenced to 10 months in prison for possession of steroids.

UKAD says the substances found in Bridge's possession included clenbuterol, stanozolol and testosterone. He also was charged with trafficking in clenbuterol, human growth hormone, testosterone and other substances.

Bridge is the second athlete suspended in the investigation. In November 2011, British shot putter Carl Fletcher was suspended until 2015 for drug trafficking.