Article: Blood doping test cannot be cheated

Discussion in 'Road Cycling' started by Ronde Chimp, Oct 2, 2004.

  1. Ronde Chimp

    Ronde Chimp Guest

    From today's New Scientist

    Sports cheats beware – if you thought your chosen method of blood
    doping was undetectable, think again.

    That is the message sports officials are promoting after US cyclist
    Tyler Hamilton was nailed by a surprise test for a previously
    untraceable method of blood doping during the Tour of Spain race last
    week.

    Hamilton, who won a gold medal at the Athens Olympics in August,
    denies any wrongdoing, and his backers are questioning the validity of
    the new test. But experts contacted by New Scientist believe the
    science is watertight.

    Read the rest here at:

    http://www.newscientist.com/news/news.jsp?id=ns99996456

    Thanks,
    Ronde Chimp
     
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