Wednesday, July 22, 2009

UCI Provisionally Suspends Danilo Di Luca

Another doping stain: The UCI announced today that it has suspended Italian Danilo Di Luca for two positive tests for the EPO 3rd generation derivative CERA. The LPR Brakes rider's doping control samples showed evidence of the banned blood booster on two occasions - on May 20 at the Arenzano stage and the 28th at the Benevento stage.

In the exciting 100th Giro d'Italia Di Luca finished second overall to Russian Denis Menchov of Rabobank.

Italian media will be going into shock shortly.....

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