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Spanish doctor in Puerto trial sentenced to 1 year

Updated: April 30, 2013, 4:26 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- The doctor at the heart of cycling's Operation Puerto doping scandal has been convicted, but the key evidence that could implicate more athletes is set to be destroyed -- preventing sport agencies from uncovering other cheaters.

Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes was found guilty Tuesday of endangering public health and given a one-year suspended jail sentence in the Operation Puerto case. Fuentes also was barred from medical practice in sports for four years and ordered to pay ...

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