Vorganov Free To Race After UCI Lifts Doping Ban

Catanzaro, Italy, May 10, 2016 - Cycling's ruling body on Monday lifted Russian Eduard Vorganov's provisional suspension for testing positive for meldonium. The Katusha rider was banned in February after he emerged as one of a slew of sportsmen and women who had tested positive for the Latvian-made anti-ischemia drug which boosts oxygen supply to the blood and tissues in the body. The … [Read more...]

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...]