• Speed skater Kei Saito suspended from Winter Olympics for doping

    9 days ago - By WCVB

    Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito has been suspended from the Winter Olympics after a positive doping test.
    Read more ...

     

  • Japanese speed skater 1st to fail doping test at PyeongChang Olympics - report

    Japanese speed skater 1st to fail doping test at PyeongChang Olympics - report

    9 days ago - By RT

    Short track skater Kei Saito, a member of Japan's relay team at the Olympics, has tested positive for an unnamed banned substance. It is the first case of doping at the current Games.
    Read more ...

     

  • The First Doping Case of the 2018 Winter Olympics Sees a Japanese Speed Skater Suspended

    9 days ago - By Time

    The first doping case of the Pyeongchang Olympics has been announced.
    Officials say Japanese short-track speedskater Kei Saito has tested positive for acetalozamide, a diuretic that is also a masking agent which can disguise the use of other banned substances.
    The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Saito “accepted on a voluntary basis to be provisionally suspended and to leave the Olympic Village.”
    Saito did not race in any event before the test result from a pre-competition sample was confirmed. His official blog says he's 21 and was competing in his first Olympics.
    CAS says its judging...
    Read more ...

     

  • Japanese Short Track Skater Disqualified After Failing Doping Test

    Japanese Short Track Skater Disqualified After Failing Doping Test

    9 days ago - By The Huffington Post

    Doping cases are rare among Japanese athletes and this is the first for the country at a Winter Olympics.
    Read more ...

     

  • Japanese speed skater reportedly fails doping test and leaves Olympic village

    Japanese speed skater reportedly fails doping test and leaves Olympic village

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    Japanese speed skater Kei Saito reportedly failed a doping test at the Winter Olympics.
    According to one report, Seito tested positive for a masking agent and left the Olympic village.
    Seito is reportedly the first Japanese athlete to fail a doping test at the Winter Olympics.
    The Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang reportedly had its first failed doping test.
    According to several reports, 21-year-old Japanese speed skater Kei Saito failed a doping test.
    The New York Times' Juliet Macur reported that Saito tested positive for a masking agent and had left the Olympic village.
    According to USA...
    Read more ...