No positive dope tests detected at World Cup


PARIS: There were no positive drug tests detected before or during the 2015 World Cup in England, the sport’s global governing body, World Rugby, announced on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). 200 tests were carried out during the September 18-October 31 tournament by UK Anti-Doping (UKAD), with 268 out-of-competition samples collected as well. The testing program included a mix of both urine and blood samples, while the 2015 World Cup was the first to feature the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP) program following its introduction by World Rugby in 2013.



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