Danilo Di Luca

Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca (Liquigas) has said he is confident of being cleared of any suspiscion of doping after a meeting with the anti-doping investigators of the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) on Saturday in Rome.

The 31-year-old ProTour leader was summoned to appear before CONI's doping prosecutor Ettore Torri to answer questions relating to the 'Oil for Drugs' police investigation. The investigation focuses on Di Luca's Godfather, Dr Carlo Santuccione, who is alleged to have supplied athletes with banned substances.

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