WADA And The UCI Have The Operation Puerto Blood Bags

Montreal, July 6, 2016 (AFP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and International Cycling Union (UCI) said Wednesday they have taken possession of stored blood samples and plasma bags from the Spanish "Operation Puerto" doping case. A Madrid appeals court provided access to the samples from cyclists and athletes in tennis and football to WADA and the UCI last month and those samples are … [Read more...]

UCI Will Wait On CAS Decision Before Valverde Ban

World cycling chief Pat McQuaid said the UCI would not impose a worldwide ban on Spanish cyclist Alejandro Valverde until hearing the result of a pending appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). Valverde is the subject of doping allegations and last year was banned for two years from racing in Italy by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI). CONI said a blood sample taken from … [Read more...]