Previous
Tottenham Hotspur
Liverpool
3:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Celta Vigo
Atletico Madrid
2:15 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Madrid
Eibar
6:45 PM UTC
Game Details
Udinese
Juventus
4:00 PM UTC
Game Details
San Jose Earthquakes
Minnesota United FC
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
FC Dallas
LA Galaxy
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Real Salt Lake
Sporting Kansas City
8:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Next
By ESPN Staff

WADA takes case of Italian soccer players to CAS

ROME -- Three Italian players could face stiffer punishments for missing drug tests after the World Anti-Doping Agency decided to take their cases to Court of Arbitration for Sport. Napoli midfielder Daniele Mannini and Davide Possanzini of Serie B side Brescia were banned for 15 days in March by an Italian Olympic Committee judge, while Reggina's Nicolo Cherubin, who is on loan at second division Avellino, was suspended for a month. "I can confirm that the World Anti-Doping Agency appealed these cases to the Court of Arbitration for Sport," WADA communications manager Frederic Donze told Reuters via email on Thursday. Neither WADA nor the Lausanne-based CAS would say what punishments were being sought. However, Italian media reported that the agency wanted Mannini and Possanzini's bans increased to two years and at least a one-year suspension for Cherubin.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.