Ezequiel Mosquera

Mosquera facing two-year ban

Spanish authorities are poised to give Ezequiel Mosquera a two-year ban in his long-running doping case dating back to the 2010 Vuelta a España. Spanish media are reporting that the competition committee of the Spanish cycling federation is set to hand down a maximum ban to the veteran rider after he tested positive for traces […]

Garcia admits he doped during last year’s Vuelta

NOJA, Spain (VN) — David García, the Spanish rider on Xacobeo-Galicia who tested positive in last year’s Vuelta a España, broke his silence and admitted that he took doping products. Garcîa also insisted that his case has nothing to do with ex-teammate Ezequiel Mosquera, who finished second overall at the Vuelta but also tested positive. […]

Mosquera missing from Vacansoleil Vuelta line-up

PARIS (AFP) — Dutch outfit Vacansoleil will line-up in this year'sp Vuelta a España without last year's runner-up Ezequiel Mosquera. The 35-year-old Spaniard took second place while riding for Xacobeo, but it was later revealed that he had tested positive for the banned substance Hydroxyethyl Starch, also known as HES, during an in-competition test at the race.