Badminton star Lee Chong Wei's B sample tests positive for dope

8 November 2014 / 1 year 11 months ago

The Star/ Asia News Network
Saturday, 8 November, 2014

It is confirmed. World  no. 1 badminton player Lee Chong Wei's B sample has tested positive for dexamethasone.

The Badminton Association of Malaysia (BAM) will make an official announcement in a press conference at 2pm at BAM headquarters in Bukit Kiara on Saturday.

The press conference will be chaired by BAM's working committee on doping, Datuk Norza Zakaria.

Chong Wei, who went through a random dope test during the World Championships in Copenhagen on Aug 30, witnessed the seal of his B sample being opened at Oslo on Nov 5.

He faces a two-year ban but he will get a chance for a hearing with the Badminton World federation (BWF), in a date to be announced soon.

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