Sports court opens doping case against Russian curler

Monday February 19 2018

Photo dated on February 8, 2018 shows Russia's Aleksandr Krushelnitckii brushes the ice surface during the curling mixed doubles round robin session between the US and the Olympic Athletes from Russia during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it had opened an anti-doping case against Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky on February 19, 2018. PHOTO | WANG ZHAO |

Photo dated on February 8, 2018 shows Russia's Aleksandr Krushelnitckii brushes the ice surface during the curling mixed doubles round robin session between the US and the Olympic Athletes from Russia during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Curling Centre in Gangneung. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it had opened an anti-doping case against Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky on February 19, 2018. PHOTO | WANG ZHAO |  AFP

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport said it had opened an anti-doping case against Russian curler Alexander Krushelnitsky on Monday.

"The CAS Anti-Doping Division has initiated a procedure involving the athlete Alexander Krushelnitsky," a statement said.