Rugby

Toulon boss denies doping allegations

2015-09-08 16:28
Mourad Boudjellal (File)
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Cape Town - Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal has denied any wrongdoing on the part of the club or players with regard to allegations surrounding a criminal investigation.

Reports in French media have stated that pharmacists illegally distributed products to the French Top 14 club’s players.

Prosecutors in Marseille confirmed on Tuesday that they have launched an investigation into the practices of a number of pharmacies in Toulon following a notification from AFDL, France’s anti-doping authority.

However, Boudjellal has held a press conference to rubbish the reports.

“No (Toulon) player is concerned in this affair, it’s totally unfounded information. This is related to a social security fraud; that concerns the pharmacist, not RCT,” Boudjellal insisted.

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