The court in the town of Weinfelden also sentenced the Tour de France winner to a fine of 10,000 ... He won the Tour in 1997 and was later linked with the doping scandal involving Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes in 2006, prompting his retirement from.
STRASBOURG, France – A doping scandal knocked Tour de France favorites Jan Ullrich and Ivan Basso ... The decision to bar Ullrich, Basso and others implicated in a doping probe in Spain also sent a strong signal that cheating, or even suspicions of.
2009: March 23 - Suffers a broken right collarbone when he crashes out on stage one of the Vuelta a Castilla y Leon in Spain. May - Appears in ... who was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title for doping, launches allegations at the Texan.
STRASBOURG, France – A doping scandal knocked Tour de France favorites Jan Ullrich and Ivan Basso out of the race Friday and threw the world's most glamorous cycling event into chaos. The decision to prevent Ullrich, Basso and likely dozens of others.
CNN) -- The Tour de France has been hit by a fresh doping scandal with Spanish rider Moises Duenas Nevado ... won The Regio Tour in 2007 and the Tour de l'Avenir in 2006. He was expected to be a support rider from Barloworld team leader Juan Maurcio.
TDF 2005, Ivan Basso (Italy): Like Ullrich, Basso was implicated in the Operación Puerto scandal and suspended from the 2006 Tour de France, for which he was the heavy favorite to win. He later admitted to “attempted doping” to the Italian National.
Dozens of Tour de France riders started out Wednesday with a protest, after another rider failed a doping test, this time for testosterone ... 2:23 lead over Discovery team rider Alberto Contador of Spain. Cadel Evans, an Australian on the Predictor.
In January, the seven-time Tour de France winner admitted to doping ... Spain earlier this year, had told a court that as well as cyclists, his clients included football players, athletes, tennis players and boxers. The Operation Puerto scandal broke in.
Factbox on the major doping scandals to hit cycling's Tour de France since 1998 ... Operation Puerto. -- Spain launched Operation Puerto in 2006 after raids at addresses in Madrid and Zaragoza uncovered anabolic steroids, blood transfusion equipment.
It’s midway through the 2017 Tour de France ... past can avoid the topic of doping. From the Festina Affair in 1998 to Operación Puerto in 2006 and the excesses of the Armstrong era, cycling was left roiling from one scandal to another.