Brazil drug tests to be sent to Europe

November 12, 2013
By PA Sport

FIFA has revealed that blood and urine samples taken from players in drug tests during the 2014 World Cup finals in Brazil will be flown to Switzerland for analysis.

Football's world governing body confirmed that the laboratory in Rio de Janeiro will not be able to regain its accreditation -- which was revoked earlier this year -- and that the samples will instead be sent to Lausanne.

The total is likely to be several hundred samples ...

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