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Contador Ruling Delayed Again

Report says decision could take weeks

The Spanish newspaper El Mundo is reporting that a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling in Alberto Contador's doping case might not come until next week or later, according to VeloNews journalist Andrew Hood. The setback is the latest in a series of delays in a case that began in August, 2010, when Contador was first notified of a positive test for the steroid clenbuterol. A CAS ruling was first expected in June, 2011, then November, 2011, and most recently this week. Contador, who is training with team SaxoBank on the Spanish Island of Gran Canaria, says he expects to be cleared of any wrongdoing and has begun planning his 2012 racing schedule.

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