Gomez faces two-year ban for positive test

HAMBURG, Germany -- Top Cuban heavyweight Juan Carlos Gomez
could be banned for two years after testing positive for cocaine.
Both A and B samples showed traces of cocaine, his German
promoter, Universum Box Promotion, said Friday. The Cuban is the
fourth-ranked heavyweight by the World Boxing Council.
Gomez defeated Oliver McCall on Oct. 15, then was tested by the
Federation of German Pro Fighters, which could impose the ban.
The 34-year-old Gomez was believed to be in the United States
and could not be reached for comment, Universum chief Klaus-Peter
Kohl said.