11 Olympic teams tested

Eleven national teams have been asked by the International Cycling Union (ICU) to submit anti-doping...

Eleven national teams have been asked by the International Cycling Union (ICU) to submit anti-doping blood samples in Beijing in Friday. One day prior to the men's road race event, a total of 43 riders have been tested from the following countries: Germany, Australia, Austria, Colombia, Spain, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Russia and Switzerland.

According to Spanish newspaper AS, the Spanish team of Alejandro Valverde, Carlos Sastre, Oscar Freire and Samuel Sanchez has already been tested twice by anti-doping controllers since their arrival in Beijing five days ago. Alberto Contador is expected to arrive on Friday.

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