Epo

  • Cyclist Astarloza tests positive for banned blood booster August 5, 2009

    Madrid: Spaniard Mikel Astarloza, who came 11th in the Tour de France, denied on Tuesday that he had taken any illegal substances after testing positive for the banned blood booster EPO. The International Cycling Union (UCI) provisionally suspended the Euskaltel Euskadi rider on Friday following a positive out-of-competition test on a...
  • Sprinter Marion Jones fails drug test August 19, 2006

    North Carolina (USA): Triple Olympic sprint champion Marion Jones has failed an initial doping test, a source familiar with the test said. The positive test of Jones's A sample occurred at the June US championships in Indianapolis, the source, who did not wish to be identified, said. US media reported the blood-boosting...