11 July, 2008

Beltran ARRESTED after positive drug test

        That the police are involved in dope-testing is an underreported aspect of France's effort to limit drugs in sport.  Going to jail for doping seems like a pretty big incentive not to dope in France.  And then there's that whole screwing your teammates and sponsors matter.  Liquigas has been in the sport too long to be scared off by the positive, but Cannondale can probably walk away and put their bikes under just about any team they want.   

Spaniard Beltran tests positive on Tour de France
guardian.co.uk - UK
By Julien Pretot AURILLAC, France, July 11 (Reuters) - Spaniard Manuel
Beltran of the Liquigas team has tested positive on the Tour de France, ...

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