Athletics

Spanish dopers suspended

Doping (File)
Doping (File)
Madrid - Spain's athletics federation says two Spanish athletes have been temporarily suspended after testing positive for banned performance-enhancing drugs.

The national anti-doping agency notified the federation on August 30 that two athletes had tested positive during the Spanish athletics championships, a federation spokesman said on Thursday, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with federation policy.

Spain's new anti-doping law prevents the anti-doping agency and its sports federations from releasing the names of suspended athletes who are under investigation following a positive test.

If the investigation confirms an athlete has doped, then the agency will make their names and their bans public.

Spain's shaky anti-doping record hurt its failed bid to win the right to hold the 2020 Olympics.

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