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Ballan aiming for possible August return after CAS reduces doping suspension

He was handed a two year ban from cycling in January 2014 but following a successful appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, former world champion Alessandro Ballan has received a six month reduction to that suspension. The Italian rider will be eligible to return on August 17, although it remains to be seen […]

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US Postal doping affair: CAS sets dates for cases involving Bruyneel, Martí and Celaya

It’s been a full eight months since WADA announced that it would appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) in an attempt to secure longer bans from cycling for former US Postal manager Johan Bruyneel and two team staff. A date has now been set for that legal battle. CAS released a list […]

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Kreuziger case: UCI contradicts Tinkoff Saxo team assertion that it hasn’t filed documentation

The UCI has answered claims by Tinkoff Saxo team manager Stefano Feltrin that it and WADA are responsible for the delays in Roman Kreuziger’s biological passport case, saying that suggestions it has not filed documentation are untrue. Earlier this week Feltrin told Cyclingnews that Kreuziger was still waiting for a hearing date and that the […]

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The Week in Bike #48 – Grossly Disproportionate

A week of big announcements and bigger reactions. Is it the same old story in cycling, or is the UCI successfully threading needle between future expectations and past mistakes? We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.

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UCI wants ban of between two to four years for Kreuziger, loss of results from March 2011

The Court of Arbitration for Sport confirmed Tuesday that it had initiated a procedure filed by the UCI and WADA against the clearing of Roman Kreuziger by the Czech Olympic Committee relation to charges of blood doping. It outlined a range of penalities that the UCI hopes will be applied to the rider, including the […]

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WADA and UCI both appeal Roman Kreuziger biological passport case to CAS

Both the World Anti Doping Agency and the UCI have decided to fight the decision taken last month by the Czech Olympic Committee to clear Roman Kreuziger of anomalies in his biological passport, with the bodies confirming that they will bring the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. “After reviewing the full case […]

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SAIDS confirms that deadline for appeal in Impey probenecid case has not yet passed

Although over a month has elapsed since an anti-doping tribunal in South Africa cleared Daryl Impey in relation to his positive test, it has been confirmed that UCI and WADA still have time to consider if they will appeal the decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Under anti-doping rules, appeals must be […]

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End to national federations judging their own athletes as UCI announces new anti-doping tribunal

The risk of any national cycling federations or anti-doping organisations showing bias towards athletes in disciplinary processes have evaporated following an announcement by the UCI that it has cleared a significant change to the system. A number of past processes have been faulted and ended up at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after […]

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No Vuelta for Kreuziger as CAS upholds provisional suspension

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has blocked Roman Kreuziger’s hopes of riding the Vuelta a España, deciding Wednesday that his appeal against the provisional suspension imposed on him by the UCI was invalid. CAS issued the decision a short while ago and closed off the Czech rider’s last chance of riding the Spanish […]

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Kreuziger’s CAS hearing against suspension taking place, decision later today

With the clock ticking down to the Vuelta a España, Roman Kreuziger will learn Wednesday if he will be given a green light to take part in the race. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) is hearing his appeal against the UCI’s provisional suspension against him, taken because of suspicious biological passport readings. “The […]

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