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Today’s CT Daily News Digest: Froome victorious at Dauphiné, takes over GC lead; Bizhigitov takes queen stage in Korea, Bole into overall lead; Absalon, Schurter on Sagan’s chances at Olympic MTB medal: “Not likely”; Orica to continue with GreenEDGE for one more season; Katusha to add new title sponsor; Man charged with murder in Michigan cycling …

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In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Voeckler wins stage one of the Tour Cycliste International La Provence; Facing team suspension over doping cases, Katusha quits MPCC; Orica-GreenEdge also exits MPCC; How a 10-year partnership between Velon and Infront could change pro cycling; Alaphilippe back from mononucleosis, lines out in Tour La Provence; Vansummeren …

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Facing team suspension over doping cases, Katusha quits MPCC

Russian WorldTour team Katusha announced Tuesday that it would leave the voluntary Mouvement Pour Un Cyclisme Crédible (MPCC) immediately. Citing a discrepancy between the sport’s international governing body, the UCI, and the MPCC, the voluntary anti-doping organization of professional teams, regarding Katusha’s multiple doping offenses within 12 months, the Russian team opted out of its …

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After UCI’s Katusha decision, what next for Paolini?

The situation surrounding Luca Paolini’s positive test for cocaine at last year’s Tour de France is undoubtedly a complicated one. Tuesday’s decision by the UCI’s Disciplinary Commission, to waive a potential suspension of the Katusha team over the positive cases involving Luca Paolini and Eduard Vorganov, prompted a fair amount of questions — and debate. …

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In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff wins stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar; UCI Discliplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha; Riders react to Doha Worlds course; Santaromita on Orica-GreenEdge tenure – ‘The longer it went on, the worse it got’; Carmen Small’s Road …

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UCI Disciplinary Commission deems Paolini’s cocaine positive as recreational, will not suspend Katusha

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced Tuesday that its Disciplinary Commission had determined that conditions for a suspension of Team Katusha had not been met. Citing article 7.12.1 of the UCI Anti-Doping Rules, which states that a second case of an adverse analytical finding within 12 months calls for a suspension of between 14-15 days, …

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Second positive test in 12 months could see Katusha sidelined up to 45 days

Team Katusha, the Russian squad that fought the UCI to preserve its 2013 WorldTour license, is facing a potential suspension from pro cycling’s highest ranks after a second positive drug test in 12 months. The UCI reported Friday that Russian rider Eduard Vorganov tested positive for Meldonium, a hormone and metabolic modulator, in a sample …

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After months without a verdict, Paolini cocaine positive referred to UCI anti-doping tribunal

It’s been five months without any news on the Luca Paolini doping case from this year’s Tour de France but, finally, it appears that there is some movement happening. On July 10 it was announced that the Italian rider had tested positive for the cocaine metabolite Benzoylecgonine in a random sample taken four days earlier, …

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sunderland, Scandolara take victory in the Shimano Supercrit; Oleg Tinkov to step away from pro cycling by end of 2016; Teams and route announced for 2016 Dubai Tour; Horner keen to race on but illness might force retirement; Marianne Vos finds form and morale at …

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In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Disc brakes to be allowed in WorldTour races from January, can be used in amateur ranks in 2017; With his skull fracture healing well, Tom Boonen is back in training; Kamaev steps down from UCI Anti-Doping Commission after Russian athletics scandal; Cycling Australia reworks Nationals …

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