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Ex-Armstrong teammate Heras banned for doping

Updated: February 9, 2006, 1:58 PM ET
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MADRID, Spain -- Roberto Heras has been banned from competition for two years and stripped of his last title for doping, Spain's cycling federation said Thursday.

Eugenio Bermudez, the federation's secretary-general, said Heras had been notified of the decision and that he can appeal.

Jose Maria Buxeda, Heras' lawyer, said the Spanish rider would now decide whether to launch a legal appeal in Spain or take the case to the Lausanne-based Court of Arbitration for Sport.

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