"Kohl, a 26 year-old Austrian from Klagenfuhrt, waited a long time in the doping control truck and missed the helicopter that could get him off the mountain quickly."
"It’s impossible to mask an average dose...
I still don't see how you can be so sure. It could still cause trouble even if there is nothing new. Valverde getting in the yellow jersey might bring more attention to what there is.
Was the 6000 page Puerto dossier ever leaked to the press by the way? There could be some pretty incriminating...
How can you be so sure about that poulidor? If it gets as bad as last year, where everyone wanted Rasmussen gone, I doubt ASO will ignore it.
But I don't think it will get that bad, especially not if he doesn't even get the yellow jersey.
The rule about missing a test in the 45 days before a GT? I think that's mostly the UCI's responsibility. But it was not the reason they gave for throwing him out anyway. The reason they gave was that he lied to the team about his whereabouts.
If Rabobank did know where he was, then it just...
Yeah I think so. They said they wanted a "beautiful winner" but after getting rid of Rasmussen they just got another controversial winner instead.
But it's not really the same, because if we look at what has come out so far, there is much more on Valverde.
They apparently weren't able to throw out Rasmussen last year either but they put pressure on Rabobank and made them do it. Rabobank didn't have to prove in court that he lied to them.
I'm not so sure they wouldn't be able to get rid of Valverde if they wanted to.
But they are inviting his...