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Must Read: ‘Contador is a cheat,’ doping chief says

  • By VeloNews.com
  • Published Feb. 7, 2012
  • Updated Feb. 7, 2012 at 5:08 PM EDT
Contador in stage 4 of the Tour de San Luis. Photo: Luis Barbosa

Associated Press: The Associated Press interviewed World Anti-Doping Agency boss John Fahey, who said Alberto Contador now should be considered a “cheat.”

“Anyone who is found by a tribunal in a matter in which he was found to be a cheat, is a cheat,” John Fahey said in an interview with The Associated Press.

“The simple fact is that anyone who has a prohibited substance in their system is a cheat. It is as simple as that. The only argument then comes as to what was the nature of how that prohibited substance got into the athlete’s system. But you’re a cheat, effectively, the moment you’ve got that substance in there.”

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