Contador: Did the Punishment Fit the Crime?

“The image of the UCI within the international Olympic movement, within the other international federations, within the international sports movement, and within WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] is extremely high as a federation that is doing its work in anti-doping very, very seriously…. – UCI President Pat McQuaid

That work, of course, included the joint appeal with the WADA that resulted in last week’s 2-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) of Alberto Contador for his 2010 Tour de France positive doping test. Because it was retroactive to when the case began, Contador’s 2-year ban ends on August 5th, meaning he can ride in this year’s Vuelta a España (Tour of Spain). Read more at: www.roadbikerider.com

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