Alexander Vinokourov says Liège race fixing allegations were 'to stain my name'

The Astana team boss was cleared of fixing the 2010 Liège-Bastogne-Liège last week

LE GRAND-BORNAND, FRANCE - JULY 17: Alexander Vinokourov (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Alexander Vinokourov has spoken out after being acquitted of fixing the 2010 edition of Liège-Bastogne-Liège, where he took his second victory at the oldest Monument.

Following the end of his trial, Vinokourov celebrated his victory, releasing a statement that claimed those who had brought the allegations against him were trying to "stain his name".

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