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January 10, 2006

UCI, WADA prevail: Hondo's suspension extended

VeloNews.com | CAS upholds Hondo's suspension

Danilo Hondo was given an unusual suspension in June 2005, after testing positive for carphedon. Rather than a straight two-year ban, Swiss Olympic, his national governing body, gave him a 1-year ban and 1 year on probation, which would have put him back in the peloton this spring.

The UCI and the World Anti-Doping Agency appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport, arguing that Hondo's suspension was too light. On Tuesday, the CAS agreed, extending Hondo's race ban until April 1, 2007.


cyclingnews.com | First Edition Cycling News: Hondo gets extra year

Posted by Frank Steele on January 10, 2006 in Danilo Hondo, Doping | Permalink