WADA reinstates Rio lab
MONTREAL -- The World Anti-Doping Agency has reinstated the drug-testing lab in Rio de Janeiro, the host city of the 2016 Olympics.
The lab had been suspended since Jan. 18 from conducting a type of testing called isotope ratio mass spectometry, or IRMS. WADA suspended the lab after it mistakenly accused a Brazilian beach volleyball player of using testosterone.
WADA said Friday that it had monitored the lab and ensured that "proper corrective actions had been implemented."
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