News logo generic

Alejandro Valverde turned up for questioning in Rome on Thursday insisting he was innocent but left with direct accusations of doping ringing in his ears.

To complete a bad day Valverde was also given formal notice by the Italian drugs squad that he is also under investigation for breaking the Italian law against doping.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Founded in 1891, Cycling Weekly and its team of expert journalists brings cyclists in-depth reviews, extensive coverage of both professional and domestic racing, as well as fitness advice and 'brew a cuppa and put your feet up' features. Cycling Weekly serves its audience across a range of platforms, from good old-fashioned print to online journalism, and video.