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Cycling union to open doping hotline

PARIS - Cycling’s governing body is considering opening a hotline for riders wishing to discuss doping-related issues, International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid has said.

The UCI stripped Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles last month after the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) said he was involved in the “most sophisticated, professionalized and successful doping program that sport has ever seen.”

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