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Former team GM denies he knew about EPO use, plans lawsuit

Updated: June 5, 2007, 8:16 AM ET
Reuters

GHENT, Belgium -- Former Telekom general manager Walter Godefroot has denied allegations that he knew about the use of performance-enhancing drugs among the team's riders a decade ago.

Godefroot's denial on Tuesday came two weeks after former Telekom team leader Bjarne Riis became the first rider to admit to having used performance-enhancing drugs while winning the Tour de France.

The Dane, who won the race in 1996, alleged that Godefroot turned a blind eye to drug use within ...

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