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Operacion Puerto: bigger than Armstrong?

Ivan Basso - Cyclist
Friday, 22 March 2013 By Jacob O’Brien

2012 was a year of epic sporting battles, Mourinho's Madrid found a way to defeat the brilliance of Guardiola's Barcelona, the European Ryder Cup team overcame the odds during the 'Miracle at Medinah', and Bradley Wiggins conquered the French mountains to become Britain's first yellow jersey winner. However, while 2012 will be remembered for the accomplishments of the athletes on the field, it is possible that the most important contest of 2013 will take place in the court room of Spanish judge Julia Patricia Santamaría.

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Jacob O’Brien

Jacob O’Brien

Jacob works in the corporate and commercial department of boutique Manchester law firm Heatons LLP advising on all manner of matters including acquisitions and commercial advice. Recreationally Jacob enjoys football, cycling and running and follows most professional sports including cycling, cricket, football and rugby league. He has a particular interest in the international fight against doping in sport. Follow Jacob on LinkedIn.

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