MOSCOW, July 19/TASS/. /TASS/. The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has sanctioned Russian soccer gamers Ivan Knyazev, Daria Meshcheryakova, and Vladimir Obukhov for violating anti-doping laws, the FIFA press service reported on Monday.
The choice was based mostly on doping controls taken in 2013 and analyzed by the Moscow anti-doping lab. A subsequent forensic investigation confirmed the usage of prohibited substances. Knyazev and Obukhov have been disqualified for the usage of methandienone, and furosemide was discovered within the pattern of Meshcheryakova.
“In consequence, Mr Knyazev and Ms Meshcheryakova have every been sanctioned with a two-year interval of ineligibility. Each gamers have been duly notified of the selections immediately, the date on which the respective sanctions begin,” FIFA mentioned.
“With regard to Mr Obukhov, the participant admitted the offense, absolutely collaborated by offering substantial help, and entered right into a cooperation settlement with FIFA. In mild of those circumstances, the Disciplinary Committee determined to cut back the interval of ineligibility to 6 months. Consequently, Mr Obukhov, who had been provisionally sanctioned from 2 June 2021, will probably be suspended till 2 December 2021,” the press service mentioned.