Alessandro Ballan

Ballan banned two years, sacked by BMC

Italy’s Alessandro Ballan, the world road race champion in 2008, was handed a two-year doping ban by Italy’s Olympic Committee (CONI) on Friday. Later on Friday, the 36-year-old rider was sacked by his team BMC. Ballan was punished by CONI’s anti-doping tribunal after it ruled he had contravened article 2.2 of the World Anti-Doping Agency […]

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