UCI appealing Spanish ruling to destroy blood bags
AIGLE, Switzerland -- Cycling's governing body will appeal the decision of a Madrid court to destroy the blood bags and other evidence from the Operation Puerto doping case.
The UCI said in a statement Friday it will contest the April 29 ruling by a Spanish judge not to turn over more than 200 blood bags seized in police raids of doctor Eufemiano Fuentes in 2006.
"Obtaining the blood bags provides additional elements which could be used as evidence in disciplinary proceedings," UCI ...
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