Alpecin-Deceuninck's Robert Stannard provisionally suspended over alleged 2018 anti-doping violation

Stannard says he has never intentionally used a prohibited substance

Robert Stannard at the 2022 Vuelta a España
(Image credit: Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

Alpecin-Deceuninck rider Robert Stannard has been provisionally suspended after being charged with an anti-doping rule violation by the UCI.

The suspension is for the "use of prohibited Methods and/or prohibited substances”, and as a result Stannard had been removed from Australia’s team for the Glasgow World Championships.

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