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Contador says anti-doping efforts working

Updated: October 16, 2008, 4:04 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID, Spain -- The latest positive doping test from the Tour de France shows that efforts to rid the sport of drug cheats are working, former Tour champion Alberto Contador said Thursday.

Speaking in an interview with The Associated Press, the Spaniard said he was surprised to hear that Austrian cyclist Bernhard Kohl had tested positive for the new blood-booster CERA after finishing third at the Tour last summer.

"Anti-doping measures are working," Contador said. "The anti-doping ...

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