Figure Skater Kamila Valieva Update 22: Valieva’s crew under investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency

The world’s top anti-doping authority will investigate the crew of 15-year-old Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva

who tested positive for a banned drug, implicating her in a doping scandal at the Beijing Winter Olympic

Waliva, whose Olympic future will be decided after a Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) hearing at 8:30 pm

Beijing time (1230 GMT), he completed his clean run with ease through his short schedule in practice on Sunday.

Watching him from the sidelines were his three coaches, Eteri Tutberidze, Sergei Dudakov and Daniil Glichengauz, as well as team doctor Filipp Shvetsky and a physiotherapist

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said in a statement to Reuters on Sunday that it would ask its independent intelligence and investigative department to investigate the coaches, doctors and other adults surrounding the athlete

Earlier, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said it had formally asked WADA to launch an investigation

WADA also said that the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has indicated that it has already launched an investigation into the team as Valieva is a minor

Valieva tested positive for a banned heart drug at her national championships last December, but it took her more than six weeks to be notified, allowing her to compete in Beijing

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