Discussion

USADA chief concerned over 'flip-flop'

Updated: March 18, 2011, 6:00 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The United States' anti-doping chief described the Spanish cycling federation's decision to clear Alberto Contador of doping as a "flip-flop," saying the backtracking on a proposed one-year ban could send out the wrong messages to both athletes and fans.

Spain's disciplinary committee accepted Contador's defense that a positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol while winning last year's Tour de France was caused by unintentionally eating contaminated beef.

But Travis ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ESPN TOP HEADLINES

MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM