The Danish cycling federation Tuesday revealed that Philip Nielsen, 23, of the continental Concordia team, tested positive for clenbuterol during the 2010 Vuelta a Mexico. Nielsen won stage 8 of the Mexican tour in April and both A and B samples have come back positive. His case now is making its way through the Danish disciplinary process.
A recent spate of clenbuterol positives has prompted Spain’s professional athlete’s association to raise the alarm over their collective fear of doping cases triggered by digesting tainted food. Coming on the heels of the high-profile Alberto Contador case — which has opened the debate of clenbuterol and the possibility of a false positive from eating […]
LEON, Spain (VN) _ Alberto Contador’s hopes of escaping a possible racing ban suffered a setback this week when the World Anti-Doping Agency took steps to appeal a similar case involving a German table tennis player who also claims he tested positive for clenbuterol after digesting contaminated meat. WADA officials have taken procedural steps to […]
Spain’s main association of beef cattle producers on Monday called for an investigation into claims by Alberto Contador that contaminated meat was behind his positive doping test during the Tour de France. The association said in a statement it had asked public prosecutors to open “a probe to clarify the possible truthfulness of the facts […]
UPDATED: A defiant Alberto Contador hints he may leave cycling if he draws a ban and loses his third Tour victory.