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Team risks WorldTour place after Contador suspension

Bjarne Riis is set to appear before the UCI’s Licence Commission on Monday as it deliberates on whether or not Saxo Bank should retain its WorldTour status following the suspension of Alberto Contador.

Contador accounted for over 67% of the WorldTour points accumulated by Saxo Bank in 2011, and without his haul, the team would have finished bottom of the team standings and would also have failed to have fulfilled the sporting criterion required for entry into the WorldTour.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport handed Contador a two-year ban for a his positive test for clenbuterol at the 2010 Tour de France, and all of his 2011 results have been expunged from the record books.
Click here to read the full article on Cycling News

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Team risks WorldTour place after Contador suspension

Bjarne Riis is set to appear before the UCI’s Licence Commission on Monday as it deliberates on whether or not Saxo Bank should retain its WorldTour status following the suspension of Alberto Contador.

Contador accounted for over 67% of the WorldTour points accumulated by Saxo Bank in 2011, and without his haul, the team would have finished bottom of the team standings and would also have failed to have fulfilled the sporting criterion required for entry into the WorldTour.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport handed Contador a two-year ban for a his positive test for clenbuterol at the 2010 Tour de France, and all of his 2011 results have been expunged from the record books.
Click here to read the full article on Cycling News