Comunidad Valenciana DS resigns

José Ignacio Labarta, assistant sports director of Comunidad Valenciana and one of five arrested by the Spanish civil guard in relation to the current doping investigation in Spain, voluntarily resigned from his post as of yesterday.

Labarta, however, maintains his innocence in the 'Operacion Puerto' affair. In statement from the team, his reasons for resigning were "to remove any suspicion from the Comunidad Valenciana team and the people involved in structure of the team, as well as to maintain a good reputation built over the last two seasons."

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