Is it over..?

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Is it over..?

Postby senator52 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 9:55 am

Looks like Vino's wingman might be in hot water, Kash testing positive in an out of competition drug test.
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And this is an interesting development, but im guessing he will just repeat his denial of any involvement.
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Postby sogood » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:02 am

Astana and Kazakhstan riders are gone.

As for Contador. He will either deny again, which would fuel more speculations, or he will come out of the closet and admit past doping practices and vouch for his cleanliness in the recent past. He needs to shut the rumours.
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Postby europa » Thu Aug 09, 2007 10:20 am

Contador has just had his entry to a German race refused because his name keeps appearing in the Operation Puerto reports. However, that operation cleared him. I suspect he's going to say something about that or what he's going to say comes out of that.

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Postby senator52 » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:24 pm

Bet this has Cadel thinking though, what is...and what could have been?
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Postby toolonglegs » Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:47 pm

as the days go on.
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Postby toolonglegs » Fri Aug 10, 2007 7:13 am

there?.
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Postby senator52 » Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:06 pm

It may just be the security of taking a T-Mobile offer while its available. T-Mobile just recommitted to the sport after looking like pulling out following the Sinkewitz debacle, but Discovery Channel IS pulling out at the end of the year and USPS/DC are still looking for a title sponsor as far as the general public are aware. Just a thought, but i would prefer knowing i had a job than sitting in limbo...
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Postby europa » Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:11 pm

Has Contador held his press 'conferance' yet? How can it be a 'conferance' when he's not taking questions?

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Postby senator52 » Fri Aug 10, 2007 2:32 pm

No velonews update as of yet, i guess we can only wait...
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Postby toolonglegs » Fri Aug 10, 2007 4:25 pm

great!.
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Postby toolonglegs » Sat Aug 11, 2007 6:42 am

sponsorship!
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Postby LuckyPierre » Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:54 am

Contador's press conference seems to be a pretty standard "I've never done anything, why are you picking on me" statement, so I hope that it holds up.
Let's hope that the 'winnowing' process cointinues and that none of our riders turn out to be 'chaff'.
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Postby senator52 » Sat Aug 11, 2007 9:58 am

senator52 wrote:It may just be the security of taking a T-Mobile offer while its available. T-Mobile just recommitted to the sport after looking like pulling out following the Sinkewitz debacle, but Discovery Channel IS pulling out at the end of the year and USPS/DC are still looking for a title sponsor as far as the general public are aware. Just a thought, but i would prefer knowing i had a job than sitting in limbo...


Yes, chalk one up for Dean 8) in saying that though, sad to see them leave the sport. Its interesting that they say they chose to pull out of the sport and it wasnt the lack of a title sponsor that led them to that decision. Sounds about right because they still have a reasonable amount of season left to find a new one if they really wanted to continue the search.
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Postby europa » Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:08 pm

LuckyPierre wrote:Contador's press conference seems to be a pretty standard "I've never done anything, why are you picking on me" statement, so I hope that it holds up.
Let's hope that the 'winnowing' process cointinues and that none of our riders turn out to be 'chaff'.


Well, that wasn't worth all the fuss and bother was it. Maybe he intended to do something different and got talked out of it by wiser heads.

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