Cycling Team Suspends Hamilton, Jaksc...

Cycling Team Suspends Hamilton, Jaksche

There are 1 comment on the The Associated Press story from May 10, 2007, titled Cycling Team Suspends Hamilton, Jaksche . In it, The Associated Press reports that:

“The institution has to provide the means ... (of determining) who cannot be considered admissible at the Giro”

Cyclists Tyler Hamilton of the U.S. and Joerg Jaksche of Germany were suspended by their team Wednesday from competing in the Giro d'Italia following pressure to ban riders implicated in the Spanish doping scandal.

Hamilton, the 2004 Olympic road race champion, recently returned to competition after serving a two-year ban for blood doping.

'The management of Tinkoff Credit Systems, as a precaution, has decided to suspend the two riders until the relevant authorities clarify the position of the two riders in connection with Operation Puerto,' the Italian-Russian team said in a statement. Read more

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Newton Aycliffe, UK

#1 May 12, 2007
give tyler a break, he,s done the crime and his time. he,s stood up and been counted. if only the rest of the spineless cheats would do the,s us fans,that are lining thier pockets who are getting the raw deal here.

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