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Colombian player Yineth Varon provisionally suspended following anti-doping test

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The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has provisionally suspended the Colombian player Yineth Varon in view of the adverse analytical finding of her “A” sample after an out-of-competition doping control conducted in Leverkusen on 25 June 2011 in application of arts 34 and 35 of the FIFA Anti-Doping Regulations.

This suspension covers all types of matches at domestic and international level, including friendlies. The player has the right to ask for her “B” sample to be analysed.

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