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Maradona fails drugs test and is suspended

Title
Maradona fails drugs test and is suspended
Genre
News report; Press conference
TX Date
1 Jul 1994
Year of production
1994
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Duration
00:02:57
Description
Paul Woodley reports from the United States where Argentine football star Diego Maradona has been suspended from the World Cup after failing a FIFA drugs test. Maradona has denied taking any illicit substances and in an emotional press conference has said he hasn’t let down those who love him. He also wished his team well but last night they were beaten two-nil by Bulgaria. Includes press statements by Joseph (Sepp) Blatter, General Secretary of FIFA.
Contributors
Paul Woodley; Sepp Blatter
Keywords
Sports competitions; Association football; Football players; Illegal drugs; Argentina; Sports teams; Diego Maradona

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