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Notice from CAS

Notice from CAS

Ziga Jeglic suspended from Olympics

Published 20.02.2018 20:18 GMT+10 | Author Adam Steiss
Notice from CAS
Slovenian player Ziga Jeglic will be suspended for the rest of the Olympics. Photo: Matt Zambonin / HHOF-IIHF Images
The following statement comes from the Court of Arbitration for Sport Anti-Doping Division operating at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games:

The Anti-doping Division of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS ADD) at the Pyeongchang 2018 Olympic Winter Games (OWG) has registered a new case today.

Further to a request from the International Olympic Committee (IOC), and based upon the agreement of the parties, the CAS ADD has issued the following decision:

Ziga Jeglic (Ice Hockey, Slovenia), positive in-competition test with fenoterol (beta-2 agonist; specified substance); the athlete accepted an anti-doping rule violation and, as a consequence, the athlete is suspended from competing in the remainder of the Olympic Winter Games Pyeongchang 2018; the athlete will leave the Olympic Village within 24 hours; the procedure will continue and the CAS ADD will issue a final award after the conclusion of the Games.

The IIHF will continue proceedings for sanctioning with the CAS ADD. 

 

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