World soccer governing body FIFA provisionally suspended a member of Jamaica’s national team for failing a drug test during World Cup qualifying.
FIFA said in a statement the player and a Jamaica team official, neither of whom were identified, were banned for an initial period of 30 days and that an investigation has been opened.
The player tested positive in his “A” sample for a prohibited substance following a qualifying match in Honduras on June 11 and has waived his right to have the “B” sample analyzed, FIFA said. ...
See the whole article here, courtesy of Bloomberg.
Kicking Back Comments: With all the doping news going around right now, I wonder if FIFA just wanted a headline to show they were doing "something about doping."
Who knows ... but I am curious, if this was a case of PEDs, or the other recreational drugs (that are WADA prohibited).
Either way, the timing of the two stories from FIFA ... and all the other doping news is ... interesting.