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Volume 10 No. 25
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Football Notes: Peruvian Footballer Suspended For Doping

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has suspended Peruvian int'l footballer Joel Melchor Sánchez Alegría. The player has been suspended for a period of two years after testing positive for Methylhexaneamine, a substance included on WADA’s 2012 prohibited list (FIFA). ... Brazilian security forces "seized control of two crime-ridden slums near Rio de Janeiro's international airport and seaport Sunday" in a new bid to drive out drug traffickers ahead of the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 summer Olympics (AFP, 3/4).