Peru’s Pablo Guerrero cleared to play FIFA World Cup

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Geneva, May 31 (IANS) Peru striker Paolo Guerrero can participate in the upcoming FIFA World Cup, as his 14-month ban from a doping violation was suspended on Thursday.

The Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland accepted the appeal Guerrero filed on Friday, and the urgent request to suspend the ban, reports Efe.

The decision came nearly an hour after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said it would not oppose the Peru captain’s request.

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