Women's World Cup news

FIFA suspends North Korean pair

July 7, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
FIFA has announced that two North Korean players have been provisionally suspended after failing doping tests at the Women's World Cup.

Football's governing body named the players as Jong Sun Song and Sim Pok Jong and said the ban took effect before Wednesday's match against Colombia, after receiving the results of the tests, taken after the team's previous games, on Wednesday morning.

FIFA added that under anti-doping regulations, the whole North Korea team was subjected to ...

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