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FIFA medical chief 'hates' Brazil drug test doubts

AP Interview: FIFA medical chief 'really not happy' with World Cup drug testing plans
John Leicester, The Associated Press

MONACO, Monaco - FIFA's medical chief is "really not happy" with drug-testing plans for the World Cup in Brazil because samples taken from players must be flown across the Atlantic for analysis at a laboratory in Switzerland, which could slow results.

FIFA had to turn to the Swiss lab because the Brazilian laboratory that was expected to analyze World Cup samples repeatedly failed to comply with World Anti-Doping Agency standards.

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