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December 10/02 5:47 am - Bugno Fined, Birthdays, Christmas Shipping

Posted by Editor on 12/10/02

Bugno Convicted

AFP is reporting that Gianni Bugno, the 1991 and 1992 world champion, has been given a suspended six-month jail term for possessing banned stimulant drugs.

Bugno was also fined 5,000 Euros for buying amphetamines.

The offence took place in Belgium in 1999 at the Three Days of De Panne when a parcel containing the banned drugs destined for Bugno was intercepted by police.

Bugno was a Mapei team director then but no Mapei riders were implicated.

Happy Birthday To...

Linda Robichaud, Ann Yew and Erica Drew - all today.

Christmas Shipping Dates

As we get closer to Christmas, we need to remind people that if you plan on buying something through the CC Store as a gift, please leave enough time for shipping. Within Ontario, you can wait until the morning of December 23rd. For Quebec, the Atlantic provinces and Manitoba the cutoff is December 20th, and for Saskatchewan, Alberta and BC it is the 18th. Please keep in mind also that on some popular items (like the Tour de France 10 Hour DVD) we may run short in the last few days.


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