The Borneo Post (Sabah)

Almost 70 pct of national athletes take doping tests


KUALA LUMPUR: Almost 70 per cent of the 178 athletes participat­ing in the 2018 Commonweal­th Games in Gold Coast had undergone doping tests.

Anti-Doping Agency of Malaysia (Adamas) head, Nishel Kumar announced that the agency was expected to complete the process of collecting urine samples from national athletes in a few more days.

He said the tests which began earlier this year would focus on several high-risk sports such as weightlift­ing, cycling, badminton and diving.

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