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japanese short-track speedskater is first doping case of pyeongchang olympics

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japanese short-track speedskater is first doping case of pyeongchang olympics

kei saito will not compete for japan at the olympics after a doping violation. (tatyana zenkovich/epa-efe/rex/shutterstock)kei saito, a reserve on japan’s short-track speedskating team, is the first athlete to test positive for a banned substance at the pyeongchang olympics, the court of arbitration for sport announced tuesday. provisionally suspended, he has agreed to leave the olympic village and will not participate in this year’s games, the court said.saito tested positive for acetazolamide, which the associated press says “can be used to treat conditions such as glaucoma and altitude sickness but can also be a masking agent to disguise the use of other banned substances.” he his ban stems from a test administered feb. 4, before the games began.saito, 21, said he was “extre...