All pre-FIFA Confederations Cup doping controls test negative
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FIFA Chief Medical Officer Prof. Jiri Dvorak today (Saturday, 15 June) announced that all analyses of the doping tests conducted with all the players in the squad list of the eight participating teams ahead of the start of the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 have yielded negative results.

No prohibited substances were detected in any of the urine and blood samples taken. The analyses of the tests were conducted by the WADA accredited LAD laboratory of Lausanne (Switzerland). 

The use of biological profiling through consequent examinations of urine and blood of all players participating in FIFA competitions is part of the new strategy of football’s world governing body in the fight against doping