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by Mark Zalewski
December 3, 2016
In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: No more podium girls at Tour Down Under; A review of the professional cyclist union; Froome feared a broken back after Tour crash; Tour de Yorkshire route announced; Kjell Carlström to direct Cycling Academy team; Drapac Pat’s Veg Holistic development team; Holowesko-Citadel team adds four in 2017; Australian women’s Team Roxsolt evolving; No positive doping tests from 2016 Vuelta; Will Routley announces retirement; New research into bike saddles and erectile dysfunction; Cyclist ID law overturned; Riders on the Revolution Cycling Champions League London; Boiler Rollers – Teaser.
The CADF (Cycling Anti-Doping Foudation) informed the organisers of the Vuelta a España that all the anti-doping tests that were carried out during and prior to the competition came back negative.
“The 2016 Vuelta controls started on Thursday the 18th of August, and ended on Sunday the 11th of September 2016,” a statement said. “We are pleased to inform that there were no positive results.”
The CADF performed more than 400 doping tests during the race.
Nairo Quintana won the race ahead of Chris Froome and Esteban Chaves.