Friday, June 24, 2011

From AP: Doping appeal hangs over Contador, Tour


Spanish cyclist Alberto Contador looks at the rise of the Galibier from the Summit, French Alps, on June 14, 2011 in preparation for the 2011 Tour de France cycling race. The 18th stage of the race will end at the Galibier pass (2,642 m)  to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the mythic Galibier passing by the cyclists  AFP PHOTO / Jean Pierre Clatot

Alberto Contador might as well be riding this year's Tour de France with an asterisk emblazoned on his jersey. The small print would read: Doping appeal Aug. 1-3 before the Court of Arbitration for Sport. The three-time Tour champion's hearing, a week after the race ends, will loom in the background as cycling's showcase event plays out next month against the familiar scenes of rolling...

Doping appeal hangs over Contador, Tour (AP)
Fri, 24 Jun 2011 05:40:17 GMT

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