Luis Suarez bite: Ban upheld but striker allowed to train

  • 14 August 2014
Suarez biting Chiellini Image copyright AP
Image caption Uruguay's Luis Suarez bit Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during their World Cup group game

Luis Suarez has lost an appeal against his four month playing ban for biting.

The former Liverpool striker had hoped the suspension, for his clash with Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup, would be overturned today.

But this afternoon a big European Court said the punishment should stand.

Suarez will be allowed to train with new team Barcelona though.

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