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Ascani heard in mid-October

Luca Ascani, who tested positive after taking top spot in the Italian National Time Trial Championships, has been summonsed by the anti-doping prosecutor of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) for October 15, 12:30. The 24 year-old tested positive for EPO (Erythropoietin) following the event in Novi Ligure on June 26, and faces up to a two-year ban.

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