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WADA suspends Madrid doping lab

Updated: December 22, 2012, 1:44 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- The World Anti-Doping Agency has suspended Spain's accredited lab in Madrid from carrying out doping tests for three months. The suspension comes weeks before Madrid submits its final bid to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.

WADA said Friday the lab may appeal the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport within 21 days. The Montreal-based agency said the lab failed to meet requirements but did not elaborate.

Spain's Anti-Doping Agency cited a mix-up of two urine samples ...

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