Saxo Bank road race team ends internal doping programme

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Saxo Bank road race team ends internal doping programme

Postby Aushiker » Thu Feb 05, 2009 1:27 pm

G'day

From [url=http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/saxo-bank-road-race-team-ends-internal-doping-programme-20275]BikeRadar.com
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Top Danish cycling team Saxo Bank, who won last year's Tour de France through Carlos Sastre when known as CSC, have officially ended an internal anti-doping programme run by Dr. Ramsus Damsgaard.

CSC introduced their much-heralded programme in the wake of the Operation Puerto drugs scandal, which erupted in Spain in May 2006.

But the team, now known as Saxo Bank, said in a newspaper report today (4th February) that the introduction of the International Cycling Union's latest arm in the fight against doping - the blood passport programme - had forced them into a rethink....


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by BNA » Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:42 pm

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Postby toolonglegs » Thu Feb 05, 2009 4:42 pm

...and that the good doctor has had money more on his mind lately than his own credibility. :roll:
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