Tour wants yellow jersey back after '96 winner admits doping
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Bjarne Riis became the first Tour de France winner to admit using performance-enhancing drugs to win the sport's premier race, further eroding cycling's credibility after a series of doping confessions.
His admission Friday means the top three finishers in the 1996 Tour have all been linked to doping -- and two have admitted cheating.
The retired Dane said he used the blood-booster EPO from 1993 to
1998, including during his 1996 Tour victory, ...
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