Japan's Kei Saito (right) and South Korea's Seo Yira take part in the men's 1,500m short-track speedskating heat event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Saturday. On Monday Saito was discovered to have been doping, sources said. File photo: AFP

Japanese Olympics speed skater Kei Saito fails doping test

The positive test is the first ever returned by a Japanese athlete at a Winter Olympics

Topic |   Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018

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Japan's Kei Saito (right) and South Korea's Seo Yira take part in the men's 1,500m short-track speedskating heat event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Saturday. On Monday Saito was discovered to have been doping, sources said. File photo: AFP
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