Contador Will Not Testify At Operacion Puerto Trial

MADRID, Feb 19, 2013 (AFP) - Former Tour de France winner Alberto Contador will not testify at the "Operacion Puerto" trial in defence of Manolo Sainz, his former manager at the Liberty Seguros cycling team, the defendant's lawyer confirmed on Tuesday. Sainz is on trial along with four others, including the principal accused Eufemiano Fuentes, for endangering public health by sanctioning … [Read more...]

Seven Face Trial In Spanish Doping Scandal

MADRID, Nov 23, 2011 (AFP) - Spanish medical doctor Eufemiano Fuentes and six others will go on trial over a doping scandal that rocked world cycling in 2006, said a judge's ruling released Wednesday. The seven suspects will be tried for a crime "against public health" over the allegations, which surfaced in 2006, said the ruling by Judge Antonio Serrano. A date must now be fixed … [Read more...]