German Sprinter Pollack Tests Positive

BERLIN, Sept 17, 2009 (AFP) - Germany's Olaf Pollack has tested positive for an unnamed banned substance, according to the German cycling federation (BDR) on Thursday. The BDR said that Pollack has been provisionally suspended after a sample from a random doping control at the start of July tested positive for the banned substance. Pollack has asked for a B sample to be analyzed. … [Read more...]

Andreas Kloeden Insists, I won’t Ride For Germany Ever Again

Andreas Kloden

BERLIN, Aug 31, 2008 (AFP) - German cyclist Andreas Kloeden, second in the Tour de France in both 2004 and 2006, announced Sunday he will not race for his country again because of his non-selection for the Beijing Olympic Games. "I have already announced my decision to the German Cycling Federation (BDR) that I will not be available to represent them again," said the Astana rider on his … [Read more...]