cleared of doping ahead of Saturday start
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With one more Tour victory, Froome can match the record of five shared by Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and moncler outlet online uomo Miguel Indurain.
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moncler outlet Le Monde newspaper on Sunday had reported that Tour organizer ASO had informed Team Sky it was forbidding Froome from entering the race until the doping case had been decided. moncler outlet
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moncler donna “We have always had total confidence in Chris and his integrity,” Team Sky principal Dave Brailsford said. “This is why we decided that it was right for Chris to continue racing, in line More Bonuses https://www.moncleroutlet-i.org moncler outlet with UCI rules, while the process was ongoing.” moncler donna
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“There are complex medical and physiological issues which affect the metabolism and excretion of salbutamol,” Brailsford said.
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“A review of all Chris’s 21 test results from the Vuelta revealed that the stage 18 result was within his expected range of variation and therefore consistent with him having taken a piumini moncler uomo permitted dose of salbutamol.”.