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Spanish official: Doping a problem

Updated: February 14, 2012, 10:49 AM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- Spain's sports minister acknowledged Tuesday the country has a doping problem that needs fixing after its record in the fight against drugs came under scrutiny with Alberto Contador's ban from cycling.

Jose Ignacio Wert, minister for education, culture and sport, said Spain needed to improve its record "to gain credibility" in the eyes of international bodies.

"We have a problem with doping and that's why we have every intention of making sure Spain's anti-doping law conforms ...

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