Lawyers Maurice Suh and Howard Jacobs have filed aagainst the (USADA) on behalf of an anonymous professional cyclist that has been as Rock Racing’s . The organization in charge of catching “cheaters” in sports has been accused of “cheating.”
The lawsuit alleges that USADA cheated violated anti-doping when they asked the UCLA laboratory to test the ‘B’ even though the ‘A’ sample came back negative. Since a positive results on a doping test can only occur when both the ‘A’ sample and the ‘B’ sample are positive, the only reason to test the ‘B’ sample was to intimidate the cyclist and/or damage the reputation of the cyclist.
The lawsuit also alleges USADA has informed race organizers that is under a doping investigation thereby harming his ability to secure sponsors and compete in cycling races. Such behavior also violates USADA rules that prohibit representatives of the USADA from discussing specific cases.
Leogrande is listed on theCalifornia scheduled to compete in the . Race organizers have stated that any rider with an active doping investigation will not be permitted to compete. Whether Leogrande is permitted to compete in the Tour of California remains to be seen.