German Sachenbacher-Stehle fails dope test in Sochi

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Posted: Feb 21, 2014 11:44 AM

SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - German biathlete Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle has tested positive for a banned stimulant at the Sochi Games, the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) said on Friday.

The two-times Olympic champion, who has won a total of five Olympic medals in previous Games, was banned from competing in Sochi and sent home, DOSB said.

(Editing by Ossian Shine)