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The Australian Olympic Committee said Saturday it had introduced new rules forcing Australia's athletes and officials to truthfully answer questions put to them by the country's doping authority. 

The Boxing Kangaroo flag is displayed by Australian athletes at the Vancouver Winter Olympic Village in 2010. The Australian Olympic Committee said Saturday it had introduced new rules forcing Australia's athletes and officials to truthfully answer questions put to them by the country's doping authority.

The AOC said failure to cooperate with the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) would result in athletes or officials being ruled out of future Australian Olympic teams.

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