CONI postpones Valverde's hearing

The Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI) announced on Friday that it was postponing the hearing of Alejandro Valverde by two days. The delay came in response to a request from his Caisse d'Epargne team. Valverde will appear before CONI on February 18 at noon.

CONI summonsed Spanish Champion Alejandro Valverde earlier this week to appear in Rome for possible ties to the 2006 doping investigation Operación Puerto.

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