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Drug Free Sport New Zealand v Paul Clout


Anti-doping – footballer based in Hamilton tested positive for Probenecid, a Specified Substance prohibited at all times – provisionally suspended without opposition – athlete elected to have ‘B’ sample tested, as well as independent testing of protein powder – ‘B’ sample confirmed the original sample, and independent testing found no contamination of the protein powder – athlete admitted the violation, which was accepted as unintentional – Tribunal considered a joint memorandum on sanction and agreed that a two year period of ineligibility should be imposed, backdated to 2 December 2018 (the date of the test) for the athlete’s timely admission

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