Ziga Jeglic, Slovenian hockey player tests positive for doping

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GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 17: Ziga Jeglic #8 of Slovenia celebrates after scoring the game winning goal in a shootout against Slovakia during the Men’s Ice Hockey Preliminary Round on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. (Getty Images)
GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 17: Ziga Jeglic #8 of Slovenia celebrates after scoring the game winning goal in a shootout against Slovakia during the Men’s Ice Hockey Preliminary Round on Day 8 of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. (Getty Images)

Slovenian hockey player, Ziga Jeglic has tested positive for doping, according to the Associated Press.

Slovenia beat the Team USA 3-2 on Feb. 14th in a Group B game, with Jeglic scoring the winning goal. They are scheduled to play in the quarterfinals on Feb. 20th against Norway.

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport says Jeglic tested positive for fenoterol in an in-competition test. Fenoterol is a drug designed to open the airways to the lungs, usually used to treat acute asthma.

Jeglic has been suspended from the games and has been ordered to leave the Olympic athletes village within 24 hours.

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