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Former cyclist Grischa Niermann admits doping

Updated: January 28, 2013, 11:58 AM ET
Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Dutch cycling union suspended former German rider Grischa Niermann for six months on Monday after he admitted using EPO from 2000-2003 while racing for the Rabobank professional team.

Niermann became a coach employed by the Dutch union when Rabobank officially halted its sponsorship of men's professional cycling on Jan. 1.

The 37-year-old Niermann said he will divulge further details of his EPO use to anti-doping authorities and a commission set up by ...

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