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WADA suspends Beijing anti-doping lab for up to 4 months

(Xinhua) Updated: 2016-04-22 11:34
BEIJING - World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) announced Friday that it has suspended its accreditation of the National Anti-Doping Laboratory in Beijing, China for a maximum period of four months.

The suspension will take effect immediately and stops the lab from carrying out any WADA-related anti-doping activities including all analyses of urine and blood samples, WADA said in a statement on its official website.

During the suspension, samples will be transported to another WADA-accredited laboratory while Beijing lab can appeal the decison to the Court of Arbitration for Sport within 21 days.

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