Lausanne — Dinamo Zagreb player Arijan Ademi is challenging
his four-year ban for doping in the Champions League at the Court of
Arbitration for Sport.
CAS says Ademi's appeal against UEFA will be heard on Oct.
UEFA banned the 25-year-old Macedonia midfielder last
November after he tested positive for the anabolic steroid stanozolol after a
2-1 win over Arsenal.
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Ademi played the full match last September. Dinamo's win in
Zagreb stood because soccer's anti-doping rules do not overturn the result if
only one player tests positive.
UEFA later defended the severity of the ban, saying it
followed World Anti-Doping Agency guidance for "a first serious doping
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