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Timeline: Recent doping cases in cycling

Updated: September 20, 2007, 3:56 PM ET
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A chronology of doping problems to hit cycling in recent years:

1998 Tour de France • Festina medical team member Willy Voet is arrested at the French border before the start of the Tour after customs officers seize banned substances, including the blood-boosting drug erythropoietin (EPO).

• Festina is kicked out of the race and their riders later admit to taking performance-enhancing drugs. Top rider Richard Virenque is banned for nine months, team director ...

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