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No new date set for Fränk Schleck doping case

By:
Cycling News
Published:
November 16, 2012, 09:25,
Updated:
November 16, 2012, 09:07
Edition:
Second Edition Cycling News, Friday, November 16, 2012
There is uncertainty over what Frank Schleck has to offer in 2012

There is uncertainty over what Frank Schleck has to offer in 2012

  • There is uncertainty over what Frank Schleck has to offer in 2012
  • A perturbed Frank Schleck (RadioShack-Nissan) after being invovled in a large crash at 25km to go in stage 6.
  • Luxembourg champion Frank Schleck (Leopard Trek)

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RadioShack-Nissan rider fighting doping charges from Tour de France

There is no end in sight for Fränk Schleck's doping case. The Luxembourg Anti-Doping Agency has said that there is no date set for the next step in the case against the RadioShack-Nissan rider.

Schleck tested positive for Xipamid during this year's Tour de France. He has consistently denied having used that or any illegal substance.

“We must wait for the decision of the Disciplinary Committee,” Dr. Anik Sax of the ALAD Board of Directors told the Luxembourg newspaper Point 24. “No appointment has yet been made for the next meeting, much less for a decision.”

The most recent hearing on the matter was held on October 15, leaving Schleck with “a good feeling.” Since then the ALAD has conducted further investigations.