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Alberto Contador blasts doping rules

Updated: February 4, 2011, 3:10 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- Alberto Contador says his proposed one-year ban is a result of anti-doping rules "stuck in the '60s."

The Spaniard could lose his 2010 Tour de France title and be left off the starting line in July for failing a doping test at last year's race.

Spanish cycling authorities accept Contador's explanation that he unintentionally ingested clenbuterol by eating contaminated meat and have tentatively ruled he should banned but not for the usual two years.

The three-time Tour ...

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