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Why Contador case sets bad precedent

Updated: January 29, 2011, 2:41 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

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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