23 Nov 2011

French veteran Longo cleared in doping case

6:20 am on 23 November 2011

The French Cycling Federation has cleaed the former Olympic and world champion Jeannie Longo of any wrongdoing after she failed to provide her whereabouts to anti-doping authorities on three occasions.

The 53-year-old Longo, who wants to compete in the 2012 Olympics road race, won the first of her 13 world road and track titles in 1985 and picked up an Olympic road-race gold medal in Atlanta in 1996.