UCI comments on Valverde, Kohl and Astana

He's described the action against him as an 'injustice', while others are convinced of his guilt. What's certain is that Alejandro Valverde has a fight on his hands in the weeks ahead if he is to ride the Tour de France, and if he is to avoid a lengthy ban.

The UCI is thus far not committing itself to getting involved, but could do so in time. UCI President Pat McQuaid implied that for now, the governing body is taking a 'wait and see' approach to things.

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