BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

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BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

Postby fixed » Tue May 03, 2011 10:49 pm

From Bike Pure
Heartbreaking Phone tap:
01/0409, Mantova pharmacist Guido Nigrelli re: growth hormone:
Ballan: “Is that G?”
Nigrelli: “Yes, of course.”
Ballan: “But how do you take it?”
Nigrelli: “By mouth.”
Ballan: “Have you got some?”
Nigrelli: “It’s being delivered on Tuesday.”

20/04/09
Nigrelli: “How many have you done?”
Ballan: “This is the fifth one.”
He then adds a little later: “This is how I’ve done EPO...”

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/gazzett ... estigation
http://www.gazzetta.it/Speciali/Girodit ... 6085.shtml
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Re: BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

Postby The Womble » Wed May 04, 2011 5:44 am

Thanks for wasting our time Ballan! Lifetime ban for the sod

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Re: BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

Postby MichaelB » Wed May 04, 2011 9:11 am

:(

Not good at all

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Re: BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

Postby JV911 » Wed May 04, 2011 10:46 am

phone tap 20/04/09...what year did he win the WC?
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Re: BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

Postby Drunkmonkey » Wed May 04, 2011 11:10 am

JV911 wrote:phone tap 20/04/09...what year did he win the WC?


Sept 2008

Goodbye Lampre :lol:

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Re: BMC suspend Ballan from Giro -HGH allegations

Postby jules21 » Fri May 06, 2011 3:01 pm

no no no... he thought he was being prescribed substances as part of hormone replacement therapy. it's just a big misunderstanding, this will all be cleared up by his lawyers :D

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