German athlete tests positive at Sochi Olympics

Feb 21, 2014 6:53 AM

SOCHI, Russia (AP) - The German Olympic Committee says it has been notified that one of its athletes has failed a doping test at the Sochi Games. It is the first announced positive case of these Olympics.

The athlete was not identified.

The committee says in a statement that it was informed Thursday night by the International Olympic Committee that the athlete had a positive test on the "A'' sample. The backup "B'' sample will be analyzed Friday.


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