Chinese swimmer Chen Xinyi tests positive for a banned substance

12 Aug, 2016 10:16 am

BEIJING – Chinese Olympic women’s swimmer Chen Xinyi tested positive for a banned substance at the Rio Olympics on Aug. 7, China’s official Xinhua news agency said on Friday citing the Chinese swimming association.

Doping scandals overshadowed the build-up to Rio and, far from dying down as competition has got under way, have flared anew as US and Australian competitors have branded their Russian and Chinese rivals as drug cheats. -Reuters

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