5 Aug 2011

Huget dropped from French World Cup squad

6:27 am on 5 August 2011

Winger Yoann Huget has been dropped from France's Rugby World Cup squad for failing to meet doping control obligations.

Huget is accused of three breaches of the rules governing whereabouts for doping checks.

He faces a ban ranging from three months to two years.

It is the first time a French international has been deemed to have breached the country's anti-doping whereabouts code.