Suspended Rider Mauro Santambrogio Fails Dope Test Number 2

PARIS, Dec 18, 2014 (AFP) - Italian cyclist Mauro Santambrogio, who is already serving a doping suspension, has failed another drugs test, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said Thursday. The 30-year-old Italian, who can ask for his 'B' sample to be analysed, failed an out of competition test on October 22 for high levels of testosterone. Santambrogio had failed a first test at … [Read more...]


So Tyler Hamilton decides now that he is going to return his Olympic Gold Medal. He now has also decided that he just cannot hold it in any longer. Yes, he says, it is true. My buddy Floyd told you and now I am. That is after 60 Minutes (the TV show) pays me to tell you. “I saw it in his refrigerator,” Hamilton told the American news program in the interview to air Sunday. “I saw … [Read more...]

Contador Blames Positive Test On Contaminated Meat

Written by: Daniel Silva (AFP) PINTO, Spain - An emotional Alberto Contador on Thursday denied knowingly taking a banned substance and blamed contaminated meat for a positive dope test that led to the suspension of the three-time Tour de France winner. The International Cycling Union (UCI) earlier Thursday announced that the Spaniard had been provisionally suspended after a minute … [Read more...]