Worlds No 1 bridge player suspended after failing a drugs test

Geir Helgemo, the worlds No 1 bridge player, has been suspended until 20 November after failing a drugs test The world No 1 bridge player has been suspended after failing a drugs test. Geir Helgemo, who is Norwegian but represents Monaco in bridge events, tested positive for synthetic testosterone and the female fertility drug clomifene at a World Bridge Series event in Orlando in September. After accepting he had breached anti-doping rules, Helgemo was suspended by the World Bridge Federation (WBF) until 20 November. He also had all titles, medals and points from the 2018 World Bridge Series revoked. Kari-Anne Opsal, president of the Norwegian Bridge Federation, said the drugs were not performance enhancing. In a statement on the federations …