Brazil won't have testing lab in time

September 19, 2013
PARIS -- With one lab suspended and its replacement unfinished, Brazil won't be able to handle drug testing for the 2014 World Cup alone and is looking overseas for help.

The executive director of the country's anti-doping authority told The Associated Press on Thursday that Brazil's new drug testing lab in Rio de Janeiro should be up and running a year ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games, but not for the soccer tournament two years earlier.

"It's a problem of the new building," ...

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