Russian Cycling Federation confirms two positive tests for meldonium

Track riders Anastasia Chulkova and Pavel Yakushevsky have both tested positive for the same banned substance used by tennis star Maria Sharapova

Anistasia Chulkova in the womens points race in 2012

(Image credit: Watson)

The Russian Cycling Federation has confirmed two further positive tests for banned substance meldonium, with track cyclists Anastasia Chulkova and Pavel Yakushevsky both failing anti-doping controls.

>>> Why Maria Sharapova’s meldonium positive raises questions for cycling too

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