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Kuznetsova tested positive for a stimulant

Updated: January 21, 2005, 3:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium -- The World Anti-Doping Agency has no plans to intervene in U.S. Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova's positive drug test.

The Russian tested positive for the stimulant ephedrine during an offseason exhibition in Belgium on Dec. 19. Analysis of her backup sample has not been done yet.

WADA president Dick Pound, in Belgium for a sports conference Friday, faulted Belgian regional sports minister Claude Eerdekens for announcing the result. Eerdekens said ...

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