CAS to hear Rasmussen appeal

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear Michael Rasmussen's appeal of his two year suspension...

The Court of Arbitration for Sport will hear Michael Rasmussen's appeal of his two year suspension handed down earlier this month by the Monegasque Cycling Federation. The Dane has asked that the suspension be reduced or annulled. The CAS announced Wednesday that it has added the case to its list, but it is unlikely that it would be heard before September of this year.

The Monaco federation announced on July 1 that Rasmussen, who lives in that principality, for missing out-of-competition doping controls before the 2007 Tour de France. (SW)

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