Dutch cycling announces strict new anti-doping policy

The Dutch Cycling Federation and two of the Dutch UCI WorldTour teams have adopted a strict new anti-doping policy, which includes refusing to hire any rider or staff member who has served more than a six-month doping ban. The Federation, the Dutch Doping Authority and representatives from Blanco Pro Cycling and Vacansoleil-DCM announced the new plans at a press conference. The Argos-Shimano team did not attend, saying the  plan focused too much on the past, but will be part of the initiative.

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