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Veteran German rider Andreas Kloeden retires

German cyclist Andreas Kloeden announced his retirement on Thursday after a 16-year professional career that included two runner-up finishes in the Tour de France. The 38-year-old Kloeden, who finished second in the Tour in 2004 and `06, told the Weser-Kurier newspaper he wants to spend more time with his wife and two daughters. Kloeden was the highest-finishing German, coming...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ullrich: Armstrong should get wins

Former cyclist Jan Ullrich says Lance Armstrong should have his seven Tour de France victories reinstated because of the prevalence of doping at the time. Ullrich, who won the Tour in 1997, tells Sport Bild magazine he would ''give Armstrong the Tour victories back. ... That's how it was back then.'' Ullrich finished second to Armstrong on three occasions but...
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August 01, 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...
Via Fox Sports
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ullrich admits blood doping

Jan Ullrich, the 1997 Tour de France winner, has admitted for the first time that he received blood-doping treatment from Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes during his career, according to an interview with a German magazine published Saturday. Ullrich had previously acknowledged having unspecified ''contact'' with Fuentes, but went further in an interview with the...
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jan Ullrich admits blood doping

A German magazine is reporting that 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich has admitted receiving blood-doping treatment from Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes. Ullrich was quoted Saturday as saying in an interview with the weekly Focus that almost everyone was using performance-enhancing substances and he wanted to ensure ''equality of opportunities.'' Asked if...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Ullrich admits blood doping

A German magazine is reporting that 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich has admitted receiving blood-doping treatment from Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes.
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June 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Ullrich stops short of confession

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich says he played a role in ''what happened in cycling'' but did not offer a clear confession about doping. Ullrich wrote in his blog on Eurosport that ''everyone can make his own opinion about what happened in cycling and I also contributed my role in that.'' But he says he wouldn't make any public confessions...
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March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ullrich stops short of confession

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich says he played a role in ''what happened in cycling'' but did not offer a clear confession about doping.
Via FOXSports.com
March 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Doctor in doping trial may name athlete clients

The doctor at the center of the massive Operation Puerto blood-doping trial may hand over his full list of former athlete clients to authorities. Eufemiano Fuentes told Europa Press after Wednesday's hearing that he would ''consider a mutual collaboration'' with the World Anti-Doping Agency and Spain's doping watchdog. ''If they consider that I can...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Jan Ullrich: Don't expect a TV appearance from me

Former Tour de France winner and banned German rider Jan Ullrich says he has no plans for a televised doping confession like the one by former rival Lance Armstrong. Ullrich tells Focus magazine, ''I will surely not go the way of Armstrong and speak before an audience of millions, even if some people keep pushing me to do it and perhaps even expect it of me.'' The...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2013  |  Discuss

German doctor fined in cycling doping probe

The doctor of a former top German cycling team was fined Wednesday in connection with a doping investigation. Dr. Andreas Schmid agreed to pay a fine equivalent to three months' salary, prosecutors said. The prosecutors dropped a criminal probe of Schmid and his Freiburg University clinic colleague Lothar Heinrich for doping activities with the former Telekom and T-Mobile cycling...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Who would claim Armstrong's titles?

The cyclists Lance Armstrong beat to win his seven Tour de France victories may soon get a chance at his titles. But their ranks include men who have faced a tangle of doping bans and accusations, possibly presenting a headache for Tour leadership. Here's a look at who else was on the podium in the seven Tours that Armstrong won from 1999-2005: 1999 No. 2 : Alex Zulle, Switzerland...
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August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

If Armstrong loses Tour titles, who gets them?

The cyclists Lance Armstrong beat to win his seven Tour de France victories may soon get a chance at his titles. But their ranks include men who have faced a tangle of doping bans and accusations, possibly presenting a headache for Tour leadership. Here's a look at who else was on the podium in the seven Tours that Armstrong won from 1999-2005: 1999 No. 2 : Alex Zulle, Switzerland...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2012  |  Discuss

Ullrich admits 'contact' with Puerto doping doc

Hours after receiving a two-year ban for blood doping, 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich admitted on his website that he had "contact" with the Spanish doctor who ran the doping program he was accused of participating in.
Via ESPN
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jan Ullrich says he had 'contact' with doping doc

Hours after receiving a two-year ban for blood doping, 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich admitted on his website that he had "contact" with the Spanish doctor who ran the doping program he was accused of participating in.
Via Sign on San Diego
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss

CAS bans Ullrich, strips him of '05 Tour finish

Sport's highest court banned 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich for two years on Thursday and stripped him of his third-place finish in the 2005 race for blood doping.
Via ESPN
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

CAS bans 1997 Tour winner Jan Ullrich for 2 years

Sport's highest court has banned 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich for two years and stripped him of his third-place finish in the 2005 race for a doping violation.
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February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

CAS bans 1997 Tour winner Ullrich

Sport's highest court banned 1997 Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich for two years on Thursday and stripped him of his third-place finish in the 2005 race for blood doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruled that the 38-year-old German, who retired in 2007, was ''fully engaged'' in the doping program of Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes that was exposed in...
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February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

CAS to issue Ullrich doping case verdict Thursday

Sport's highest court will issue a second verdict this week involving a doping case against a Tour de France winner. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it will publish a ruling on Thursday on an appeal filed by the International Cycling Union to have 1997 Tour winner Jan Ullrich investigated for links to Operation Puerto, a 2006 Spanish doping probe. Cycling's governing...
Via AP on Fox
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Ullrich doping verdict by CAS likely in January

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping.
Via ESPN
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Ullrich doping verdict expected in January

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping. The Court of Arbitration for Sport says it expects to rule ''in approximately six weeks'' on an appeal filed by the International Cycling Union. Cycling's governing body challenged the Swiss Olympic committee that dropped an...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Ullrich doping verdict expected in January

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping.
Via Sign on San Diego
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Ullrich doping verdict expected in January

Former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich will find out in January whether he'll get a lifetime ban from cycling for links to doping.
Via Universal Sports
November 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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