Rasmussen appeal denied

Rasmussen before the storm

Rasmussen before the storm (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected an appeal of a two-year suspension by Michael Rasmussen on Thursday. Rasmussen was fighting the sanction which is due to expire July of this year. The unusual case was decided in July of last year by the Monaco federation, which gave Rasmussen his racing license, but the sanction was back-dated to the day he left the Tour de France on July 25, 2007.

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