Contador calls on UCI and WADA to believe in their anti-doping system

Alberto Contador (Saxo Bank-SunGard) has challenged the UCI and WADA to “show that they believe” in their anti-doping system. The Spaniard tested positive for Clenbuterol at the 2010 Tour de France but was cleared to race by his national federation (RFEC) last month. It is thought that the UCI and WADA will look to appeal the matter to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.