WADA suspends anti-doping work at testing lab in Mexico City

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MONTREAL (AP) The anti-doping laboratory in Mexico City has been shut down for up to six months for falling below international testing standards.

The World Anti-Doping Agency says the lab could be asked to review test results and re-analyze samples that recently tested positive.

It is the sixth of 34 WADA-accredited labs worldwide to be currently suspended from working.

The others are: Almaty, Kazakhstan; Lisbon, Portugal; Doha, Qatar; Madrid; and Bloemfontein, South Africa.

WADA says the suspension of Mexico City's accreditation could be extended by up to six more months if ''non-conformities'' are not addressed or new ones are found.