French anti-doping lab suspended by WADA


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  • Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017

A woman walks into the head office of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) in Montreal, Quebec, Canada November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Christinne Muschi/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - The French anti-doping laboratory of Chatenay-Malabry, where disgraced American cyclist Lance Armstrong's samples had been tested, has been provisionally suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Tuesday.

"This provisional suspension was imposed due to analytical issues self-reported to WADA by the laboratory," the agency said in a statement, without elaborating on the reasons why.

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