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Two players suspended for doping



Two top flight footballers in Argentina have been suspended on suspicion of doping, the Argentine Football Federation's disciplinary tribunal said on Friday on its website.

The tribunal said it had decided to "suspend provisionally" Newell's Old Boys defender Lucas Bernardi and Arsenal striker Gustavo Canales after they returned positive tests.

More tests will follow ahead of potential sanctions while the federation did not reveal what substances had shown up in the initial samples.

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