Tour of Turkey winner Sayar suspended for doping

Updated: July 15, 2013, 12:45 PM ET
Associated Press

AIGLE, Switzerland -- Tour of Turkey winner Mustafa Sayar has been provisionally suspended and faces being stripped of victory after testing positive for the blood-boosting hormone EPO at an earlier race.

The International Cycling Union says Sayar had traces of EPO in a urine sample given at the Tour of Algeria on March 11.

The 24-year-old Turkish rider then won his home country's signature event, an eight-day stage race, in April.

The UCI says Sayar has been suspended while ...

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