Ballan cleared after doping probe
GENEVA -- Former world cycling champion Alessandro Ballan has been cleared to race after a doping investigation by his team.
BMC Racing said Friday it found no indication the 30-year-old Italian was involved in doping with his former team Lampre.
The Swiss-backed American team withdrew Ballan from competition last month after Lampre riders were connected to a police investigation in Mantova, Italy.
Team president Jim Ochowicz said he would "respect the presumption of innocence" ...
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