Contador clenbuterol appeal case looms

contador, alberto, tour, tdf, tour de france, 2011

In just under a week's time, a case which supposedly began with a cyclist eating some prime beefsteak on the second rest day of the 2010 Tour de France will start to draw to a close, in an office somewhere in Lausanne, Switzerland.

For four days, from November 21-24, the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Switzerland will go over the case of Alberto Contador - the triple Tour winner who tested positive for banned substance clenbuterol, was cleared by his federation of doping, but whose sporting future is now subject to an appeal by the UCI and WADA.

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