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CAS sets Alexandr Kolobnev hearing

Updated: January 20, 2012, 11:20 AM ET
Associated Press

GENEVA -- The International Cycling Union's appeal to have Russian rider Alexandr Kolobnev banned for doping at the 2011 Tour de France will be heard next month.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Friday it has set Feb. 7 for the hearing. A verdict is expected several weeks later.

The UCI challenged the Russian cycling federation's refusal to ban Kolobnev over his positive test for Hydrochlorothiazide after the fifth stage last July. The diuretic hides the presence of other banned ...

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