Court: Heras should be reinstated as Vuelta winner
MADRID -- Spain's Supreme Court has ruled that Roberto Heras must be reinstated as the winner of the 2005 Spanish Vuelta after it upheld a lower court's decision to clear him of a doping ban that had stripped him of the title.
Heras had previously won the Vuelta in 2000, 2003 and 2004 before he tested positive for the banned blood-booster EPO in the second-to-last stage of the 2005 race.
On Friday, Spain's highest court rejected an appeal brought by the Spanish cycling federation ...
Read full story