Di Luca says he did not name riders during anti-doping collaboration

Danilo Di Luca saw his two-year suspension for his positive test for CERA reduced by nine months at an Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) hearing on Friday, meaning that the Italian is free to return to racing with immediate effect. The reduction in Di Luca’s ban is understood to be in recognition of the information that he has provided to anti-doping investigators in Italy but he was at pains to explain that he had not pointed the finger at his fellow professional riders.

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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.