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September 15/06 8:56 am - USA Cycling Issues Statement Regarding Tyler Hamilton

Posted by Editoress on 09/15/06

USA Cycling Statement Regarding Tyler Hamilton
Courtesy USA Cycling

USA Cycling received information today from the UCI regarding Tyler Hamilton and his alleged involvement in "Operation Puerto" along with a request to move forward with disciplinary action.

USA Cycling has immediately referred the case to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency for adjudication.

"We received a communication from the UCI today containing the "Operation Puerto" dossier for Mr. Tyler Hamilton and a request to open disciplinary proceedings against him," said Steve Johnson, chief executive officer of USA Cycling. "As required by our anti-doping regulations, we have forwarded the complete dossier to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and have asked them to adjudicate this case on our behalf."

All inquires regarding this matter should be referred directly to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency. USA Cycling will have no further comment on this case.


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