Spanish federation rebuffs criticism

By Antonio J. Salmerón

The director general of the Spanish cycling federation (RFEC), José Griñán, has replied to criticism of the organisation over its efforts against doping. "We always are arranged to collaborate," with legal and anti-doping authorities, he said, but added that he was "disturbed and disappointed" with the passivity that has greeted the revelations that have arisen from the Operación Puerto investigation into doping in Spanish cycling.

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