WINNIPEG - The CFL announced the suspension of Winnipeg Blue Bombers offensive lineman Qadr Spooner after testing positive for a banned substance, methasterone, under the drug policy of the CFL and the CFL Players’ Association.
Blue Bombers General Manager Kyle Walters issued a statement regarding Spooner’s two game suspension:
“We were informed recently that Qadr Spooner had tested positive for a banned substance. The Winnipeg Blue Bombers fully support the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs, and trust Qadr will be more conscious of his decisions moving forward.”
Players in the CFL who test positive are given an automatic two-game suspension for a first doping violation, a nine-game suspension for a second violation, a one-year suspension for a third violation, and a lifetime ban for a fourth violation.
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