Italians set Valverde disciplinary hearing for May 11

Alejandro Valverde stage 6 tour of spain 2008

Alejandro Valverde's fate and future will be decided on May 11 when the Italian Tribunale nazionale antidoping will hold a disciplinary hearing in Rome and decide if the Spaniard is guilty of doping.

Valverde was recently formally accused of blood doping by the Italian anti-doping investigators after a long investigation and formal questioning in Italy.

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