Contador's lawyers maintain contamination cause of doping positive

Alberto Contador wins, Tour of the Algarve 2010, stage 3

Alberto Contador's lawyers will use Richard Gasquet's successful cocaine contamination appeal in their defence of the Spanish cyclist. They are defending him against a positive test for Clenbuterol at the Tour de France.

"Not one of the scientists we have worked with has said it couldn't have been anything but contamination," Contador's lawyer, Andy Ramos told the Associated Press in an article yesterday. "The levels are ridiculous - it couldn't be anything else."

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