03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Japan: Swimmers Face Lifetime Ban For Hair Dye, Nail Polish

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's swimmers could face lifetime bans if they dye their hair, wear an earring or have brightly decorated fingernails.

Japanese officials have launched a strict policy to prevent athletes turning up for competitions looking more like rock stars than swimmers.

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