Posted by Editor on 05/7/03
National Projects Update
Anne Samplonius will be doing Tour de l'Aude with the national team. Along with her, Katy St. Laurent, Nicole Demars, Gina Grain, Erinne Willock and Carrie Tuck will also be participating. Christian Pezard will lead the team, with help from Svetlana Mintianskaia and Robert Romero.
At GP Beauce, the national team will be competing, and will be led by Saturn riders Charles Dionne and Eric Wohlberg. Cory Lange has also confirmed that he will be riding for Canada. The CCA is working towards filling out the rest of the roster.
Four Days of Dunkirk - France
Stage 1 - Dunkerque to Roost-Warendin 190 km
1 Frederic Finot (Fra) Jean Delatour 4:35:34
2 Stephane Berges (Fra) Ag2r-Prevoyance s.t.
3 Tom Steels (Bel) Landbouwkrediet-Colnago at 2:05
4 Yuri Mitlushenko (Ukr) Landbouwkrediet-Colnago
5 Laurent Brochard (Fra) Ag2r-Prevoyance
6 James Vanlandschoot (Bel) Vlaanderen-T Interim
7 Cedric Vasseur (Fra) Cofidis-Le Credit par Telephone
8 Plamen Stoianov (Bul) Big.Mat-Auber 93
9 Baden Cooke (Aus) FDJeux.com
10 Philippe Gilbert (Bel) FDJeux.com
23 Michael Barry (Can) US Postal
64 Levi Leipheimer (USA) Rabobank
87 Johan Museeuw (Bel) Quick.Step-Davitamon
88 Richard Virenque (Fra) Quick.Step-Davitamon
92 David Zabriskie (USA) US Postal
101 Christian Van De Velde (USA) US Postal
106 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) Credit Agricole all s.t.
DNF Damon Kluck (USA) US Postal
Canada adopts Anti-Doping Code
VANCOUVER (CP) - The Canadian Olympic Committee unanimously adopted the World Anti-Doping Code on Saturday (May 3, 2003).
The code which was endorsed by sports organizations and governments in Copenhagen last month, sets out uniform anti-doping rules across all sports and countries.
The code specifies a single all-encompassing list of banned substances, mandates two-year suspensions for a first serious violation and life ban for a second, and sets standards for testing and appeals procedures.
"I am particularly pleased that the Canadian Olympic Committee, which is an opinion leader in this area, has quickly and unanimously adopted the code," said Dick Pound, president of the Montreal-based World Anti-Doping Agency. "I look forward to working together in the fight against doping in sport."
Sports organizations are required to enact the code before next year's Olympics in Athens, Greece. Governments have until the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy.
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