WADA Article 10.4 "specified substances" - the end of the farce?Sunday, 10 February 2013 By Matthew Chantler
Article 10.4 of the 2009 WADA Code provides that in certain circumstances the period of a suspension can be eliminated or reduced for “specified substances”. To benefit, the athlete must satisfy two conditions:
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Matthew, a solicitor at Mills & Reeve LLP, specialises in Sports Law and is an FA and RFL Registered Lawyer. He advises players' associations including Professional Players Federation, Professional Footballers' Association, PFA Scotland, Rugby Players Association, 1eagu3 and their members, a number of professional football clubs, players and agents on regulatory and legal matters.