- Apr 8, 2010
luckyboy said:"However, during the investigations, Kohl co-operated with all authorities and gave the names of those who had helped him. Under those circumstances, the NADA can shorten the additional ban, which it has done."
Polish said:How do you think riders feel about lifetime bans for cheaters?
The honest ones will like it!
131313 said:Well, as a clean rider I think it's complete B.S. and I'm really disappointed.
Even more so since he's retired. I don't know what his federation's intentions were, but it sends a message of "keep your mouth shut if you want back in the game".
Polish said:"keep your mouth shut if you want back in the game"?
Why should we put dopers back in the game? c'mon.
spanky wanderlust said:it seems to me that the lifetime ban would have applied to him potentially being in some sort of management position, no? can someone banned for life be a ds down the road, ala bjarne riis, for example? or is this just for riding?
it seems that the federation was at least kind enough to not completely preclude his involvement with a team down the road.
MacRoadie said:A good question for Paddy McQuaid.
While you're at it, you can ask him how an athlete, banned from competing in the Olympics, can be elected to a position on the IOC.
I guess apartheid ain't what it used to be...
Polish said:You guys realize this "lifetime" ban is NOT from the UCI.
(Read the article)
Isn't his UCI ban set to end soon?