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UNDERSTAND THE RULES OF THE GAME

A heavyweight doping battle between Tyson Fury, VADA, UKAD and the BBBoC

Published 15 June 2017 | Authored by: Phil Bonner

This article examines the doping allegations currently facing heavyweight boxer, Tyson Fury. Specifically, it looks at:

  • Alleged positive test for cocaine by Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA)

  • Suspension of Fury’s boxing licence by British Board of Boxing Control (BBBoC)

  • Alleged positive test for nandralone by UK Anti-Doping Association (UKAD)

  • UKAD’s hearing and potential conflict of interest concerns

  • Further allegations of refusing to provide a sample to UKAD

  • Timing of UKAD’s decision to charge Fury

  • Stance of the BBBoC

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Phil Bonner

Phil Bonner

Phil Bonner is an associate in Squire Patton Boggs’ Litigation department and is part of the Sports Law team based in its London office.

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