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CSC's Riis uses own doping admission as fuel for change in cycling

Updated: July 21, 2008, 5:37 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford | ESPN.com

Editor's note: Team CSC-Saxo Bank owner Bjarne Riis is back in a team director's car at the Tour de France a year after he voluntarily took himself out of the race. In May 2007, after years of denials and silence, Riis admitted he had doped during his career, including while he prepared for his 1996 Tour win with the Deutsche Telekom team. Tour officials made it clear he would not be welcome, and Riis bowed out to avoid creating a distraction for his riders.

Yet Riis' recent legacy ...

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