• AFP-Jiji


The Olympic doping controversy engulfing Russian skater Kamila Valieva took a fresh twist Wednesday after a U.S. media report said she had three substances used to treat heart conditions in the sample which triggered the scandal.

The 15-year-old figure skater topped the short program on Tuesday to put herself in prime position to win the women’s singles competition when it concludes on Thursday, bursting into tears afterwards and refusing to talk to journalists.

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