Michele Ferrari denies doping allegations against him, calling USADA's case a conspiracy
ROME — The Italian Olympic Committee on Wednesday recommended a 12-year ban for disgraced cyclist Riccardo Ricco over an apparent self-transfusion. Ricco ended up in hospital in February with kidney problems after apparently trying to give himself a blood transfusion. The incident came to light because he was close to death at one point and […]
ROME (AFP) – Italian cyclist Riccardo Ricco was on Friday suspended by his country’s national Olympic committee’s (CONI) anti-doping body, a source said. The ban applies to events inside Italy as well as abroad. The 27-year-old Ricco had already been suspended on Wednesday by the Italian cycling federation on health grounds, four months after he […]
Italian cyclist Lorenzo Bernucci, a former teammate of ace sprinter Alessandro Petacchi, was slapped with a five-year ban on Tuesday by the Italian Olympic committee (CONI), while four members of his family also received bans for their involvement in a doping ring.
Prosecutors from the Italian Olympic Committee (CONIi) have asked that an entire family be banned for doping offenses related to a case involving Alessandro Petacchi.
After he cooperated with investigators, the Italian Olympic Committee has reduced Danilo DiLuca's suspension by nine months
Former LPR rider Gabriele Bosisio was hit with a two-year suspension by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) on Wednesday after testing positive for the banned blood-booster EPO last fall.