By Shane Stokes in Giubiasco The coming days will give a clearer indication as to the overall...
By Shane Stokes in Giubiasco
The coming days will give a clearer indication as to the overall feeling within the peloton about the UCI's new anti-doping charter, but some initial reactions have been received at the Tour de Suisse. Riders from the CSC and T-Mobile teams have already been subject to strict internal controls this year and they have welcomed the latest addition to the anti-doping fight.
"It has to be said that everything being done is in a good direction," said race leader FrÃ¤nk Schleck at the post-race press conference in Giubiasco yesterday. "CSC has a very, very good anti-doping programme. I think that all that teams will accept this [the new charter]. It is necessary to work for the future. I also think it is a good thing for every team to have a programme like CSC does."
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