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Russian volleyball player Pavel Moroz gets doping ban

/ 05:48 PM July 16, 2019

Russian volleyball player Pavel Moroz. Photo from FIVB.org

MOSCOW — Russian volleyball player Pavel Moroz has been given an 18-month doping ban.

The Russian anti-doping agency says the sanction is backdated to Nov. 12, 2018, around the time when the 32-year-old Moroz reportedly gave a positive sample.

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The agency has not said what banned substance was found.

Known for his big serve, the Ukraine-born Moroz played 22 games for the Russian men’s national team between 2012 and 2015 and has played for clubs in Russia and South Korea.

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