A German biathlete has tested positive for a banned substance at the Olympics in Sochi. 33-year-old Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle hadn't won any medals in Sochi. She says the substance likely came from a food supplement.
The 44-year-old former Tour de France winner was arrested on charges of assaulting an escort in the German city of Frankfurt. Prosecutors told DW Ullrich was under the influence of "massive amounts of alcohol and drugs."
Two leading figures in biathlon's world governing body have temporarily left their posts over allegations of a doping cover-up. This followed a raid by Austrian police on the IBU's Salzburg headquarters.
Hajo Seppelt's investigations exposed Russian state-sponsored doping in high-level sports. He will not attend the football World Cup in the country after German security services warned he might not be safe there.
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