Andriy Grivko

Dubai puncher Grivko banned for 45 days

UCI suspends Astana cyclist Andrei Grivko for 45 days due to bloody altercation with German Marcel Kittel at the Dubai Tour in February. (Astana), who was kicked off the Tour of Dubai for punching a rival, was suspended for 45 days, May 1 to June 14, by the Disciplinary Commission of the International Cycling Union (UCI) on Thursday.