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Japanese Saito tests positive in first doping case in Winter Olympics

IANS  |  Pyeongchang 

Japanese short track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive in the first doping case of the PyeongChang Games, it was announced on Tuesday.

The (CAS) announced that it has registered its first procedure on doping from the PyeongChang Games, reports

Saito has tested positive for acetazolamide, a diuretic, in an out-of-competition check, and "accepted on a voluntary basis to be provisionally suspended and to leave the Olympic Village," according to a CAS statement.

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First Published: Tue, February 13 2018. 14:22 IST
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