Matteo Rabottini Has Positive Test For EPO, Out of World Championships

MILAN, Sept 13, 2014 (AFP) - Italian Matteo Rabottini has been excluded from his national squad for the upcoming world cycling championships following a positive test for a banned blood booster, the Italian cycling federation (FCI) said. Cycling's world ruling body, the International Cycling Union (UCI), provisionally suspended Rabottini on Friday following his positive test for … [Read more...]

Rabottini Breakaway Pays Off Big In Giro d’Itaila

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lecco, Italy, May 20, 2012 (AFP) - Italian Matteo Rabottini's brave 150 kilometers breakaway ride was rewarded with victory in the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia on Sunday, the 172km run from Busto Arsizio to here. Spanish rider Joaquim Rodriguez regained the overall leader's pink jersey from Canada's Ryder Hesjedal, following the second successive mountain stage, after he came in second … [Read more...]