Curler’s doping charge could hurt Russia’s chance at reinstatement

first_imgPYEONGCHANG, South Korea >> Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky.The Court of Arbitration for Sport said in a statement Monday that it has “initiated a procedure involving” Krushelnitsky, who finished third in mixed doubles with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova.Russian officials said he tested positive for meldonium, which was banned in 2016, and has left the Olympic …last_img

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