Anti-Doping Rule Violation - Issued on behalf of Sport Ireland and the Football Association of Ireland
Sport Ireland and Football Association of Ireland announced today that Brandon Miele has committed a violation of Article 2.3 of the Irish Anti-Doping Rules – “…without compelling justification, refusing or failing to submit to Sample collection after notification as authorised under these Rules or other anti-doping rules”.
Mr. Brandon Miele has been sanctioned by the imposition on him of a period of ineligibility of 2 years commencing on the 9th of September 2019. Following his participation at match on the 19th April 2019, he committed a violation of Article 2.3 by not submitting to Sample collection after notification and did not have a compelling justification for doing so.
Sport Ireland also alleged that Mr Miele had committed an alleged anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.5 Tampering or Attempted Tampering with any part of Doping Control, however the Panel found that Sport Ireland did not establish to the comfortable satisfaction of the Panel that Mr Miele had committed an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.5
The reasoned decision of Irish Sport Anti-Doping Disciplinary Panel is available here: https://www.sportireland.ie/anti-doping/sanctions