Efimova suspended over alleged doping


MOSCOW: Russian four-time breaststroke world champion Yuliya Efimova has been suspended from competition over alleged doping, Russia’s swimming federation said on Thursday, with media reporting she faces a life ban for using meldonium. Russia’s swimming federation confirmed that it had received documents from the sport’s governing body “confirming the temporary suspension of the sportswoman from competition in connection with a possible doping rule violation”.



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