Di Luca gets date with CONI

Danilo Di Luca will face the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) on October 16, he will then find out if the four months suspension that the public prosecutor demanded in light of the Oil for Drugs investigation will be implemented. The anti-doping prosecutor made public his decision that the Giro d'Italia champion would face a four month suspension on September 27. When Di Luca heard the news, he immediately with drew himself from the Italian team for the World Championships in Stuttgart.

The Oil for Drugs investigation was opened in 2004 by the public prosecutor in Rome and revolves around the relationship between the controversial doctor Carlo Santuccione and various athletes that he supposedly supplied with doping products.

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