Gaumont accuses Millar



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PARIS (AP) -- A top French team pulled out of Sunday's Paris-Roubaix World
Cup race after a former cyclist accused its doctor and several riders of
doping.

Cofidis team official Bernard Quilfen told The Associated Press on Friday
night that the team won't compete ``until further orders.'' He would not
make any other comment.

French sports daily L'Equipe published extracts of testimony given by former
Cofidis cyclist Philippe Gaumont, one of seven team members under
investigation in a doping probe. He won a bronze medal in the team trial at
the 1992 Olympics.

Gaumont, who was fired by Cofidis in February, said team doctor Jean-Jacques
Menuet gave him an injection on the eve of the Tour de France's final stage
last year.

``Menuet would not tell me what was in the syringe ... all I know is that
this blocked my performance,'' Gaumont said, according to L'Equipe. ``I
think it was cortisone or human growth hormone.''

Gaumont also accused David Millar -- Cofidis' star rider and a former world
time trial champion -- of doping and helping to supply others. Millar won
the 2003 Tour de France time trial from Pornac to Nantes on July 26; it was
the second-fastest time trial i