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Manchester City defender Kolo Touré has been suspended from playing after testing positive for a “specified substance”, the club have confirmed.

The club confirmed in a short statement on their website that Touré had been informed by the that an A-sample provided by him returned positive.

“He has been suspended from participating in all first team and non-first team matches pending the outcome of the legal process,” the City statement read.

“There will be no further comment from the football club at this stage.”

The World Anti-Doping Agency define a specified substance as one that is “more susceptible to a credible, non-doping explanation”.

The Wada punishment for such a positive test ranges from a warning to a two-year ban.

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