Team Katusha Barely Avoids A Doping Suspension By UCI

Lausanne, Feb 9, 2016 (AFP) - Russian cycling team Katusha will not be suspended despite two riders failing drug tests within a 12 month period, the International Cycling Union said on Tuesday. Last week, Katusha suspended Russian rider Eduard Vorganov after he tested positive for the Latvian-made anti-ischemia drug meldonium, which boosts oxygen supply to the blood and tissues in the … [Read more...]

Paolo Savoldelli Banned Six Months For Ferrari Link

MONTE GRAPPA, Italy, May 30, 2014 - The Italian Olympic Committee (Coni) on Friday suspended now-retired two-time Giro winner Paolo Savoldelli for six months for having frequented Michele Ferrari, the doctor of disgraced drugs cheat Lance Armstrong. The 41-year-old Savoldelli, who won the Tour of Italy in 2002 and 2005 and retired in 2008, received a reduced retrospective sanction … [Read more...]