August 14, 2010 / 9:25 AM / 10 years ago

Mexcian player, team doctor handed doping bans

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A player and team doctor from a Mexican second division side have been handed doping bans, the Mexican Football Federation said on Friday.

Jose Antonio Garcia of Pumas Morelos will serve a six-month ban retroactive from April 24 after testing positive for a banned stimulant.

Team doctor Armando Ramadan was suspended for a year from Friday as the man responsible for the players’ fitness.

(Reporting by Rex Gowar in Buenos Aires; Editing by Peter Rutherford; to query or comment on this story email

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