Nordic skiing: Five athletes arrested in doping raids at world championships

FIS Nordic World Ski Championships - Seefeld, Austria - February 27, 2019 - A general view shows Hotel Bergland, where police held an anti-doping raid. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner

VIENNA (Reuters) – Five athletes from Austria, Kazakhstan and Estonia were arrested on Wednesday in anti-doping raids at the Nordic skiing world championships in the Austrian resort of Seefeld, police said. The raids were part of a broader operation targeting a Germany-based “criminal organization” suspected of having carried out blood doping for years, the Austrian […]

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