CONI: Case Closed For Juventus Defender Fabio Cannavaro

BRASIL vs ITALY The Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) have closed the doping case regarding the Italy and Juventus defender.

The anti-doping case regarding Italy and Juventus defender Fabio Cannavaro has been closed by the Italian Olympic Committee.

The enquiry relates to a doping test in August which showed traces of Cortisone – an anti-allergen used to treat insect stings. Having looked into the case, the authorities have decided that not further action will be taken.

A statement on the CONI’s official website reads:

“The National Antidoping Tribunal, presided by Francesco Plotino, have examined the Fabio Cannavaro disciplinary process.

“After having heard the request from the anti-doping attorney, has closed the case.

“The decision has been communicated to all parties including the FIGC and the club involved Juventus.”


~ by footballdirecta on October 12, 2009.

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