UCI appeal to take Kreuziger bio-passport case to the CAS

The UCI and the World Anti-Doping Agency have appealed against the Czech Olympic Committee's decision to clear Roman Kreuziger after irregularities were found in his biological passport

Cycling's governing body, the UCI will continue to fight Czech cyclist Roman Kreuziger (Tinkoff-Saxo) and try to stop him from racing in 2015. With the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), it appealed his anti-doping biological passport case to the sport's high court, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

"After reviewing the full case file, the UCI, joined by the WADA, has decided to appeal the Czech Olympic Committee hearing panel's decision to acquit Roman Kreuziger following anomalies that were found in the rider's biological passport," read a UCI statement today.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.