German ring is cycling's biggest scandal since 'Operación Puerto' from more than a decade ago.
The Innsbruck Regional Court also levied a 16-month suspension and a €349,000 fine on the former IAM Cycling rider.
Officials say neither has been linked to scandal that's involved several Nordic skiers and pro racers.
Officials are taking a close look at samples taken during the 2017 Tour de France using improved detection methods.
Former Swiss rider Pirmin Lang is the latest rider to confess to having worked with a blood-doping ring in Germany
The move will align cycling with a growing international anti-doping community, but some wonder if it could backfire.
UCI exploring partnering with the International Testing Agency in order to boost anti-doping measures.
Cycling's governing body vows to act to improve rider safety in 2020 as it confirms a ban for two more riders linked to the Aderlass scandal
Egan Bernal won the Tour de France, but for a few stages, it appeared that Thibaut Pinot was poised for victory. Shane Stokes examines what such an outcome would have meant for pro cycling, and argues that both the race and the sport would have been boosted by a Pinot victory in Paris.
The UCI handed down four-year suspensions to Stefan Denifl and Georg Preidler for their involvement in the Operation Aderlass doping ring