Kolo Toure: Man City Defender Suspended After Doping Test
Kolo Toure Tests Positive for 'Specified Substance'
Manchester City defender Kolo Toure has tested positive for a banned substance, and has been suspended from the team. Man City released a short statemen about the Kolo Toure drug test, saying that "the FA has informed Kolo Toure that an 'A-sample' provided by him has tested positive for a specified substance."
A "specified substance" is defined by the World Anti-Doping Agency as one that is "more susceptible to a credible, non-doping explanation".
Kolo Toure, 29, came to Man City from Aston Villa. He served as captain, and is now vice-captain under Carlos Tevez.
Kolo Toure also plays for Ivory Coast's national team, which advanced farther than any other African side during the 2010 World Cup.