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Alberto Leon's death ruled suicide

Updated: January 11, 2011, 8:58 AM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- The Spanish Civil Guard has confirmed that mountain bike rider Alberto Leon committed suicide, and the court investigating a doping ring in the country says the death will not affect its probe.

The 37-year-old Leon was among 14 people detained by authorities last month in Operation Galgo, an investigation into doping in Spanish athletics. He was also detained in 2006's Operation Puerto, which implicated more than 50 cyclists.

Neither the Civil Guard nor the Madrid court ...

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