Riising The Doping Wheels

by editors on September 4, 2012

RiisTyler Hamilton’s new book The Secret Race doesn’t officially go on sale until tomorrow yet still the accusations keep coming. The latest to be questioned is Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank’s Bjarne Riis, according to an Andy Hood story on Velonews.com.

In his new book co-written with Daniel Coyle. . . Hamilton alleges that Riis introduced him to controversial Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, who was the center of a worldwide doping ring revealed in the Operación Puerto investigation in 2006. . . Riis has refused to respond to journalists’ queries during the Vuelta a España, where team leader Alberto Contador — back from a controversial doping ban for clenbuterol at the 2010 Tour de France, where he rode for Astana — is riding for the victory.

And yes, this is turning into a much bigger deal. Click the link for the rest.

[Link: Velo News and Velo Nation]

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