Piepoli a no-show at hearing on his positive doping test

Updated: October 22, 2008, 9:03 AM ET
Associated Press

ROME -- Italian cyclist Leonardo Piepoli failed to show up for a hearing Wednesday into his positive doping tests at the Tour de France.

The hearing was originally set for Oct. 10 but was rescheduled by Italian Olympic Committee anti-doping prosecutor Ettore Torri after Piepoli asked for a delay.

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