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Speed skater Kei Saito suspended from Winter Olympics for doping

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Japanese short track speed skater Kei Saito has been suspended from the Winter Olympics after a positive doping test.
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Japanese speed skater 1st to fail doping test at PyeongChang Olympics - report

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

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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.
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Japanese Short Track Skater Disqualified After Failing Doping Test

Japanese Short Track Skater Disqualified After Failing Doping Test

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Doping cases are rare among Japanese athletes and this is the first for the country at a Winter Olympics.
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The First Doping Case of the 2018 Winter Olympics Sees a Japanese Speed Skater Suspended

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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...
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Short-track speedskater Kei Saito suspended in 1st Winter Games doping case

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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...
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