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Aphiwe Dyantyi faces a lengthy ban for testing positive for banned substances PHOTO: Muzi Ntombela / BackpagePix
Aphiwe Dyantyi faces a lengthy ban for testing positive for banned substances PHOTO: Muzi Ntombela / BackpagePix

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Aphiwe Dyantyi, the Springbok wing, has been banned for four years by the SA Institute for Drug-free Sport (SAIDS) from competing in rugby, being involved in the sport’s administration, or competing in any other sport in the country or internationally. The ban runs until August 12 2023.

The body suspended Dyantyi on Friday under regulation 21 of World Rugby rules after he was notified on August 13 2019 that he had tested positive for three banned substances.

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