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Cyclist keeping gold but could still be banned

Updated: September 28, 2004, 3:37 PM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- The Russian Cycling Federation criticized the IOC's decision to drop its doping probe of gold medalist Tyler Hamilton, who edged a Russian rider in the time trial at the Athens Games.

An initial test led to suspicions Hamilton had used a blood transfusion to boost his endurance. But the International Olympic Committee abandoned its probe last week because the American's backup specimen mistakenly was frozen and there weren't enough red blood cells left to analyze.

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