UEFA will resume a doping investigation into Samir Nasri after the player lost his appeal case at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). The former Manchester City man is looking at a four year ban from European football for using an intravenous drip at a Los Angeles clinic.
The European soccer body opened an enquiry into the incident in December 2016. The player proceeded to request for a backdated therapeutic use exemption (TUE) which would have buried the case. UEFA refused the request and Nasri took the case to CAS. After listening to both sides, CAS ruled against Nasri. (more…)