Liverpool’s Sakho Fails Drug Test

first_imgHe scored in the 4-3 victory over Borussia Dortmund on 14 April which secured their place in the semi-finals.Sakho’s Liverpool team-mate Kolo Toure was banned for six months in 2011 while at Manchester City after testing positive for a weight-loss drug contained within “water tablets” recommended to him by his wife. A similar ban for Sakho would rule him out of Euro 2016 in France, which starts on June 10.RESULTS & FIXTURESPREMIERSHIPMan City 4 – 0 StokeBournemouth 1 – 4 ChelseaAston Villa 2 – 4 SouthamptonLiverpool 2 – 2 NewcastleSunderland vs Arsenal 2:05pmLeicester vs Swansea 4:15pmFA CUPMan United 2-1 EvertonCrystal Palace vs Watford 4pmLA LIGARayo Vallecano 2-3 Real MadridAtletico Madrid 1-0 MalagaShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho is being investigated by Uefa after failing a drugs test. Although the France international, 26, is not officially suspended, he will “not be available” for selection during the investigation, Liverpool said.BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporter Ian Dennis said Sakho failed a test after the Europa League victory over Manchester United on March 17. It is thought Sakho tested positive for a type of fat burner, said Dennis.The player has until Tuesday to request analysis of the B sample. In a statement, Uefa said “there are no disciplinary proceedings opened at this stage”. Sakho, an £18m signing from Paris St-Germain in 2013, has played 34 games for Liverpool this season, including 10 in the Europa League.last_img read more

There’s racing this afternoon in Tipperary.

first_imgThe first of seven races goes to post at 2.05pm. Course manager Andrew Hogan says its going to be a great day out The in-form Elliott stable features “Taglietelle” and “Bayan” while Mullins saddles top-weight “Thousand Stars” and Ruby Walsh’s mount “Diakali”.last_img