Meldonium included in 2017 list of banned substances

  • 2016-09-30
  • BNS/ESPN/TBT Staff
MONTREAL - The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) has released its 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which includes meldonium, the primary ingredient used in the production of Latvian-made Mildtronate medication. WADA added meldonium, which was created in Latvia, to the prohibited list on Jan. 1 after claiming there was evidence that it was being used for performance enhancement. Latvian-made Mildronate made news earlier this year following Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova’s admission that she had failed a drug test at the Australian Open after...
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