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new manager spearheads anti doping with zeal 300x199   New Manager Spearheads Anti doping with ZealThe new anti-doping manager of the International Cycling Union, Francesca Rossi sees more cases of doping under the biological passport program. However, she believes that the system is progressing and is looking forward to a rapid resolution of cases in the future.

Rossi informed the Associated Press, “We will have new cases but I can’t say to you the timing. We are continuously testing (riders) and involving our experts. When, statistically, the case is solid we can proceed.”

Rossi took over the place vacated by Anne Gripper as head of the UCI’s anti-doping section last February. Cases are soon to be opened this week as UCI has filed charges against Franco Pellizotti, Tadej Valjavec and Jesus Rosendo Prado. “It’s the beginning of the story,” Rossi explained. “I am sure that in time the procedure is improving and we are going to be faster when we have a case.”

Rossi, at her previous job…

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