Sport Report: Japanese speedskater Kei Saito has positive doping test

01:33  13 february  2018
01:33  13 february  2018 Source:   USA TODAY

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  Russian Athlete May Lose Olympic Medal After Failed Doping Test A Russian curler who won a bronze medal in Pyeongchang has failed a preliminary doping test, complicating Russia’s efforts to move past a vast, state-backed cheating scheme.The athlete, Alexander Krushelnytsky, who competed in mixed doubles curling with his wife, is the first athlete from Russia to come under investigation for using a banned substance at these Games.

ET April 5, 2017 | Updated 2:32 p. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) retested 454 China bans speedskater for positive drug test . The U. The majority of medals have been stripped in Athletics (48, 8 Jan 2018 China has been rocked by a second speed skating doping controversy in a month

BEIJING: China has banned speedskater Xiaoxuan Shi from the national team for two years after failing a drug test , removing her from their squad for next month’s 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, the China Skating Association said in a statement. Shi tested positive for the banned substance

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The first positive doping test of the Winter Olympics was reported in the early hours of Tuesday morning, with Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito named as the culprit.

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned speedskater Xiaoxuan Shi from the national team for two years after failing a drug test , removing her The positive test is a blow for China, which will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. ( Reporting by Josephine Mason and Meng Meng; Editing by Greg Stutchbury).

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has banned speedskater Xiaoxuan Shi from the national team for two years after failing a drug test , removing her The positive test is a blow for China, which will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. ( Reporting by Josephine Mason and Meng Meng; Editing by Greg Stutchbury).

Japanese agency Kyodo News revealed that Saito, who is yet to compete at Pyeongchang, had tested positive for an unnamed banned substance and would be excluded from the short-track program.

The Japanese Olympic Committee was planning to host a news conference to announce Saito’s positive test on Tuesday morning, according to the agency.

a group of people standing in front of a crowd: The flag of Japan during the opening ceremony. © Petr David Josek, AP The flag of Japan during the opening ceremony. The revelation will be a major embarrassment to Japanese sports, which has long prided itself on its clean image and will be hosting the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

The positive test recorded by Saito, 21, is the first ever by a Japanese athlete at the Winter Olympics. Saito was a reserve on Japan’s 5,000-meter men’s relay team, which is due to be in action during Tuesday's short-track session at Gangneung Ice Arena.

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BEIJING, Jan 7 (Reuters) - China has banned speedskater Xiaoxuan Shi from the national team for two years after failing a drug test The positive test is a blow for China, which will host the 2022 Winter Olympics. ( Reporting by Josephine Mason and Meng Meng; Editing by Greg Stutchbury).

His sister, Hitomi Saito, is also on the Japanese short-track team.

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