China lashes out at the U.S. after questions around doping allegations against its swimmers

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BEIJING (AP) — China has lashed out at the United States over allegations of doping by Chinese swimmers ahead of this year’s summer Olympics in Paris.

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lin Jian spoke a day after the World Anti-Doping Agency released an interim report from an investigator who concluded he found no evidence that WADA showed favoritism toward China in its handling of the case. The investigator said WADA made a “reasonable” decision by taking the word of authorities in China who determined the swimmers ingested a banned heart medication.

In response, one of WADA’s biggest critics, U.S. Anti-Doping Agency CEO Travis Tygart, said many questions remained.

“We urge the U.S. to re...

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