Riis unconcerned by delayed Contador decision

Saxo Bank manager Bjarne Riis arrived in Australia for the Santos Tour Down Under hours before news broke that the Court of Arbitration for Sport had pushed back the final decision in Alberto Contador’s long-running clenbuterol case. CAS will not announce a verdict on the case of Contador and the Spanish Cycling Federation (RFEC) versus the World Anti-Doping Agency and the UCI until the end of January.

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As a sports journalist and producer since 1997, Jane has covered Olympic and Commonwealth Games, rugby league, motorsport, cricket, surfing, triathlon, rugby union, and golf for print, radio, television and online. However her enduring passion has been cycling.


Jane is a former Australian Editor of Cyclingnews from 2011 to 2013 and continues to freelance within the cycling industry.