Cannavaro controversy

Angry Cannavaro cleared of doping offence

October 12, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Italy captain Fabio Cannavaro has been cleared of doping after failing a drugs test following treatment for an insect sting, the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) said on Monday.

Cannavaro used cortisone-based medication to treat a wasp sting - a decision that his club Juventus described as "indispensable to prevent complications, including lethal ones". However, important documentation was absent from his subsequent application for an exemption from drugs tests.

CONI have now ...

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