Panel set for Alberto Contador case
GENEVA -- The Court of Arbitration for Sport selected a three-man panel on Wednesday to hear Alberto Contador's doping case, saying it expects a verdict before the Tour de France starts in July.
Israeli lawyer Efraim Barak will chair the panel, which also will have Quentin Byrne-Sutton of Switzerland and Ulrich Haas of Germany.
CAS has not picked a date to hear the case, but plans to issue a ruling before the Tour de France begins July 2. Contador is the reigning champion.
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