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O'Grady admits doping in '98 Tour

A day after retiring from professional cycling, Stuart O'Grady admitted to using a blood-booster during the scandal-plagued 1998 Tour de France. The 39-year-old Australian rider, a six-time Olympian who wore the leader's yellow jersey for a total of nine days in 17 Tours de France, announced his retirement earlier this week after the 100th edition of the famous race. He...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Cycling probe: Doping by Pantani, Ullrich in 1998

A French inquiry into sports doping indicates 1998 Tour de France champion Marco Pantani and runner-up Jan Ullrich used the banned blood-booster EPO. France's senate, after a five-month investigation focused on sports doping, released the report Wednesday. It describes what many have long suspected - the use of EPO was rife in cycling in the late 1990s, before a test for the...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report claims Pantani, Ullrich doped

A French inquiry into sports doping has uncovered proof that 1998 Tour de France champion Marco Pantani and runner-up Jan Ullrich used a banned blood booster to fuel their performances. France's senate, after a five-month investigation focused on fighting sports doping, released a report Wednesday that demonstrates what many have long suspected: use of the banned substance EPO...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Man cleared in death of '98 Tour champ Pantani

The Italian Supreme Court cleared a man on appeal Thursday for his part in the cocaine death of former Tour de France champion Marco Pantani.
Via ESPN
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Man cleared for role in death of cyclist Pantani

The Italian Supreme Court cleared a man on appeal Thursday for his part in the cocaine death of former Tour de France champion Marco Pantani. Fabio Carlino was sentenced to 4 1/2 years in prison in January 2008 after being found guilty of unintentionally causing Pantani's death as a consequence of drug dealing. He was also ordered to pay a $26,000 fine as well as $41,000 in...
Via AP on Fox
November 10, 2011  |  Discuss
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