Brazilian athlete warned after failed test

SAO PAULO -- The Brazilian athletics federation says it has issued a warning to shot putter Geisa Arcanjo after she failed a doping test at last year's junior worlds championships in Canada, where she won a gold medal.

Arcanjo tested positive for the diuretic hydrochlorothiazide, but the federation's disciplinary commission voted 4-1 to issue the warning instead of the maximum two-year suspension.

Arcanjo had said the doping probably was caused by a tea she had been drinking to keep her from gaining weight.

She has been temporarily suspended by the international athletics federation since last October.