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Jaksche says doctor in Puerto probe assisted his doping

Updated: June 30, 2007, 8:35 AM ET
Associated Press

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Joerg Jaksche has become the first rider to admit using blood doping prepared by a Spanish doctor in the Operation Puerto scandal.

Jaksche told Germany's Spiegel magazine that he used performance-enhancing drugs since 1997, while riding for a number of teams.

"I believe it's important for the future of the sport that someone comes out and says, 'OK, this is how it happens here,''' Jaksche told Spiegel. The magazine released the text of its article in ...

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