Boxer John Donnelly banned for two years

UK Anti-Doping has today confirmed that professional boxer John Donnelly has been suspended from all competition for two years following an anti-doping rule violation.

Mr Donnelly tested positive for benzoylecgonine, a metabolite of cocaine, following an in-competition test on 9 November 2012 and was provisionally suspended from all competition on 27 November 2012.

The athlete is banned from all competition from 27 November 2012 to 26 November 2014. The full written decision can be found on the UK Anti-Doping website at



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