FIFA World Cup Trophy (Supplied)
FIFA have branded the World Cup 'drug free' after the
organisation's medical committee reported that there have been no
positive doping tests during or in the build-up to the tournament.
More than 1,000 tests have been conducted - 777 out of competition
and 232 during the tournament - and none have come back with a positive
“We have not found any prohibitive [sic]substances... either prior to
or during competition,” FIFA's chief medical officer Jiri Dvorak told a
The four teams remaining in the competition will continue to be tested until the conclusion of the event.
All tests have taken place at the World Anti-Doping Agency’s
laboratory in Switzerland after the agency revoked the license of the
drug-testing facility in Rio de Janeiro for failing to meet the