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/ 23 days ago

Flamengo star striker suspended in doping fraud case

Flamengo striker Gabriel "Gabigol" Barbosa has been suspended following a doping investigation in Brazil. Soccer authorities in the South American nation narrowly voted to implement the penalty in the doping fraud case. Brazil's Anti-Doping Sports Court of Justice elected to ban Gabigol from playing professionally in a 5-4 vote. The case surrounds a surprise drug […]


/ 49 days ago

Pogba receives four-year ban: What now for Juventus star?

The likelihood of Paul Pogba ending his career is growing, as the Frenchman picked up a four-year ban from all soccer. This stems from a failed test for performance-enhancing drugs. The Frenchman tested positive for the prohibited chemical DHEA in August, after the Bianconeri's Serie A match against Udinese. After the season-opening encounter, the 30-year-old […]


/ 133 days ago

Prosecutors seek maximum ban in Pogba doping case

Italian authorities are looking for the harshest possible ban for Paul Pogba and his doping allegations. Recent reports claim that the prosecutor's office wants the Juventus midfielder to be banned for four years. This is the maximum sentence a player can be suspended for under current Italian laws. Pogba previously failed two separate drug tests […]


/ 220 days ago

Paul Pogba tests positive for doping after Serie A game

Paul Pogba made his long-awaited return to play with Juventus this season, but a doping accusation mired any further excitement. Following Juventus' win over Udinese on matchday two, Pogba took a required drug test. Reports in Italy say that test yielded heightened amounts of testosterone. Now, the Frenchman faces a ban that could reach as […]