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UCI chief against further retesting for CERA

Updated: October 21, 2008, 10:26 AM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- The head of cycling's world governing body opposes retesting further samples to check for the blood-boosting drug found among four Tour de France riders.

The Chatenay-Malabry laboratory outside Paris rechecked samples from this year's Tour after a new test became available to detect CERA, an advanced version of EPO. Bernhard Kohl, Stefan Schumacher, Riccardo Ricco and Leonardo Piepoli all tested positive.

The French anti-doping agency is now willing to retest samples from ...

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