16:36  AMT,  February 13, 2018

First doping case of 2018 Winter Olympcis

The first doping case of the 2018 Winter Olympics has been announced

Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito has been suspended after failing an out-of-competition doping test prior to the Games, BBC reported quoting the Court Arbitration for Sport.

It was revealed that the athlete tested positive for acetalozamide.  The 21-year-old athlete has left the athletes' Olympic Village voluntarily but said he is innocent.

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