Disinfo: NHL players are allowed to use Meldonium


NHL players are allowed to use Meldonium, the Latvian produced medicine to treat ischaemia that was banned by World Anti-Doping Agency from this year and as a result several RU sportsmen, including Sharapova, were banned.


Meldonium is not allowed in the US and it has been added to the NHL list of banned substances.The change goes into effect for the upcoming season. See here for more information.


  • Reported in: Issue 39
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 30/08/2016
  • Language/target audience: Latvian
  • Country: Latvia
  • Keywords: Doping
  • Outlet: Sputnik
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