Why Contador case sets bad precedent
Word that Alberto Contador might face a one-year doping suspension and be stripped of his 2010 Tour de France title will be regarded by many as just another downer of a day in cycling, but that misses the point.
The more significant defrocking is of the entire anti-doping "adjudication" system, which is flunking a big test from a process standpoint.
Athletes in Olympic sports all over the world are supposed to be governed by the same impartial code. But Contador's case demonstrates ...
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