Dajka hits out

Australian track sprinter Jobie Dajka has hit out against cycling in Australia, calling it a "corrupt and drug ridden" sport. The South Australian made the allegations after a Cycling Australia disciplinary tribunal hearing recommended that he be banned for four years for assaulting national track coach Martin Barras.

"I've almost had enough of this cycling crap," Dajka was quoted by AAP as saying. "It's corrupt, you know. It's drug-ridden. Years and years after, you know, trying to do the best for my country, I've just been trodden on. I've just about had enough. Four years - I think I'll put my football boots on."

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