UCI 'determining options' to analyse Operacion Puerto blood bags

UCI will join forces with anti-doping agencies and organisations in an attempt to analyse the contents of the blood and plasma bags seized during the Operacion Puerto doping bust

Cycling's global governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) has said that it will pursue the legal options available in order to analyse the contents of the blood and plasma bags seized during the Operacion Puerto doping raids.

After a prolonged legal process in Spain, a judge ruled on Tuesday that the 211 blood bags found in the Madrid clinic of Dr Eufemiano Fuentes in 2006 can be handed over to sports authorities for analysis. The bags have been in storage for over 10 years.

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