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CYCLING: Kazakh cyclist Alexandre Vinokourov has been banned for one year by his country's federatio

Discussion in 'Pro Cycling (Road and Track Racing)' started by jonathan ellis, 6 Dec 2007.

  1. jonathan ellis

    jonathan ellis Well-Known Member

    Location:
    London
    says the BBC
     
  2. rich p

    rich p ridiculous old lush

    Location:
    Brighton
    I thought the Kazakhs had said he was innocent! Apparently not, so a year is clearly insufficient punishment.
    Not that he'll get another ride though.
     
  3. DaveyL

    DaveyL Well-Known Member

    This will not be an uncommon sentiment, but...

    Effing ridiculous.
     
  4. peekay76

    peekay76 New Member

    Conveniently his ban runs out just in time for him to turn up at the Olympics and ride for his country!

    Well put DaveyL.
     
  5. Will1985

    Will1985 Über Member

    Location:
    South Norfolk
    Wouldn't he be too late to qualify by then?
     
  6. romeo

    romeo New Member

    one year is nothing is it, hopefully WADA will go to arbritation.
     
  7. well, he seems to have done the decent(ish) thing and fallen on his sword... although he's going to fight to clear his name (hahahahahaha)
     
  8. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Location:
    Penarth, Wales
    If he stays 'retired' then it will be the best thing for all parties!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  9. girofan

    girofan New Member

    Retired! He will have more comebacks than Frank Sinatra.
     
  10. maybe they mean 'retired' in the KGB sense
     
  11. mondobongo

    mondobongo Über Member