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Spanish federation wins case against UCI

Updated: September 26, 2007, 4:01 PM ET
Associated Press

STUTTGART, Germany -- The International Cycling Union was forced Wednesday to allow Spain's Alejandro Valverde and Australian Allan Davis to compete at the world championships despite the federation's doping suspicions.

Additionally, the city of Stuttgart threatened to sue the UCI for $1.41 million for possible financial losses from sponsors and broadcast rights if Italian riders Paolo Bettini and Danilo Di Luca compete.

The UCI had banned Valverde from Sunday's elite men's race because ...

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