No 'exotic tea' or shisha – Russian soccer's guide on doping

Published 5:45 a.m. ET March 30, 2018 | Updated 6:43 a.m. ET March 30, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Football Union is warning players against drinking “exotic tea” or smoking shisha pipes as it tries to avoid any doping cases ahead of its home World Cup.

In a guide to help players not to fail drug tests by accident, the RFU said on Friday players should be wary of accidentally consuming banned substances.

It recommends players always read the label on exercise supplements and check online whether they’re contaminated with banned products.

The RFU also advised players “not to consume exotic tea,” to…

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