Hailed as 'an example,' Alejandro Valverde didn’t make the right choices when he should have, writes Peter Cossins.
Spanish manager speaks about his role in the 'Operación Puerto' doping scandal and why he never came back to the peloton.
Spanish veterans with links to Operación Puerto secure deals with continental teams for next season.
The veteran Movistar captain shares his struggles that haunted him after a controversial racing ban just days ahead of defending his world title
The blood bags and other physical evidence in the decade-long doping scandal might finally be released after an appeals court ruling.
Jørg Jaksche is doubtful that much has changed in the 10 years since cycling's biggest doping scandal, says Armstrong was unfairly the scapegoat.
A decade later, it's the doping scandal that changed everything. Right? A look back at Operación Puerto, a watershed moment for pro cycling.
Italian authorities played a crucial role in Alejandro Valverde's two-year racing ban, but the Spaniard insists he's over the past.
UCI, WADA among the parties appealing the Puerto ruling in attempt to gain access to blood bags
Spaniard says Sky's Chris Froome will be the man to beat in the three-week race
German Tour champion could lose his gold and silver medals from the Sydney Olympics after admitting to working with Fuentes
In an interview, the UCI boss reiterates the governing body's opinion on the ruling from the Spanish doping case
Prosecutor to file appeal and ask for Fuentes' sentence to be extended to two years, meaning jail time
Cycling world governing body wants access to the more than 200 blood and plasma bags seized in raids during the Puerto investigation
Spanish rider was suspended after links to the Operación Puerto doping scandal surfaced
A Spanish judge ordered the blood bags destroyed at the conclusion of the two-month trial last month
Ann Munoz, director of Spain's anti-doping agency, says she will fight to gain custody of the 200-plus Puerto blood bags
Two of the five defendants in the Operación Puerto trial are guilty of endangering public health; the three others are acquitted
Among the defendants in the Spanish court is Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, who allegedly helped several cyclists dope
Czech's win resurfaces questions over links to Ferrari, Riis' links to Fuentes
After 10 weeks, the Operación Puerto trial is nearly over. What have we learned about the doping case that started in 2006?
Puerto doctor provided testimony in defamation case between soccer club and Le Monde in 2006
Eufemiano Fuentes tells a Spanish court that he will cooperate with the World Anti-Doping Agency if it asks for his clients' names
Pablo Jimenez de Parga says a strong sentence for Fuentes and four others will show that Spain is committed to stopping doping
That the judge "is ruling only upon matters of health and not on doping leads to a very frustrating outcome," says Rogge
Spanish prosecutors give final arguments in their case against Eufemiano Fuentes, Manolo Saiz, and three others
WADA attorney reiterates desire for Puerto blood bags to be handed over, but the UCI mum at Fuentes trial
At the Puerto doping trial, Spanish riders Ángel Vicioso and Marcos Serrano say they never underwent transfusions under Fuentes
Ekimov tells us that media reports citing Vicioso whereabouts questions for suspension are untrue
American details trip he made with Phonak director and teammates to Madrid for transfusions in 2004
Contador removed from witness list by Saíz attorney; Katusha rider, scheduled to testify on Friday, is missing
Tyler Hamilton testifies that Bjarne Riis introduced him to Puerto ringleader Fuentes and that a negative blood reaction turned his urine black
Scientist whose lab stores the Puerto blood and plasma bags also scheduled to testify on Tuesday
Undercutting the defense, expert says transfusions "can cause permanent damage to organs or even death"
Beloki insists he never had a relationship with Fuentes despite evidence to the contrary
A key prosecution witness in the trial against Eufemiano Fuentes has died before he was set to provide testimony on Wednesday
Italian Olympic committee will look into allegations made by La Gazzetta dello Sport that the "Lion King" doped his way to his 2002 world title and more
Former Liberty Seguros rider provides first clear testimony outlining Puerto doping practices; Basso sticks to his 'attempted doping' line
Spaniard will appear in the flesh
A half dozen riders will appear for three days of testimony regarding the doping ring
A Spanish sports daily reports links between Puerto doc and Real Sociedad
Already under heavy media pressure for its own doping legacy, Blanco has suspended Sánchez
The presiding judge has left no doubt that doping is not on trial
After the Spanish judge presiding over the Operación Puerto hearings fails to press for names, we may end up hearing little new from the trial
The opening days of the Puerto trial have the look of a great work of surrealist art
Court will consider WADA, Spanish anti-doping agency requests for blood and plasma bags in its possession
WADA chief Howman says "every possible block has been put in the way" of discovering who besides cyclists might be implicated in Operación Puerto
Alejandro Valverde isn't lacking self-confidence as he's poised to return to racing later this month
Alejandro Valverde will be making his comeback in Movistar colors on Wednesday
Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes and six others will go on trial for suspected involvement in a doping network in cycling, according to a judge's ruling released Wednesday.
The slow hand of justice in Spain seems finally to be moving. Nearly six years after police uncovered the Operación Puerto doping ring, officials are pressing for jail time for the leading protagonists.
The positive clenbuterol test of Tour de France winner Alberto Contador has consumed the cycling world since its announcement in September. While he's never tested positive before, Contador's career has been affected almost from its start by doping allegations — often against others.
Manolo Saíz, the controversial Spanish team manager caught up in the Operación Puerto doping scandal of 2006, is plotting his return to the elite pro ranks.
Former Spanish mountain bike rider Alberto Leon, one of six people accused last month as part of a probe into sports doping, was found dead in an apparent suicide, reports said Monday. More soon on this developing story.
Media reports naming Óscar Pereiro as “Urko” in the Operación Puerto have been proven false after Spanish authorities have linked track and field star Marta Domínguez to the alleged code name instead.
For the first time since the team’s early days in the early 1980s, before Reynolds evolved into super-teams under the Banesto, Illes Balears and Caisse d’Epargne banners, Eusebio Unzue won’t have a major GC captain to carry the squad into the grand tours.