UCI and Basso react to sentence

Basso leaves

Basso leaves (Image credit: AFP)

"We are satisfied with the sentencing of Basso," noted UCI spokesman Enrico Carpani. The Italian commented to tuttobiciweb.com that the Italian cycling federation (FCI) Disciplinary Commission acted appropriately in Friday's decision to suspend Italian Ivan Basso for two years (with a reduction of 236 days) for his involvement with Eufemiano Fuentes.

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