Contador strengthens defence team in clenbuterol case

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Alberto Contador's bid to clear his name in the clenbuterol case has led him to hire Swiss lawyer, Rocco Taminelli, who successfully defended Franco Pellizotti in his appeal against a suspension for alleged irregularities in his biological passport.

Pellizotti was suspended by cycling's governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI), and Italian anti-doping prosecutor Ettore Torri had asked for the Liquigas rider to be suspended for two years.

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