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Report: Erik Zabel admits doping

Updated: July 29, 2013, 12:43 PM ET
Associated Press

Updates with details.

BERLIN -- Former rider Erik Zabel resigned Monday as a member of an International Cycling Union advisory panel after telling a German newspaper he used the blood-booster EPO, cortisone and other banned substances during several years of his career.

Zabel, who won 12 Tour de France stages and earned the sprinter's green jersey six times, retired in 2008. The year beforehand, the German said he briefly used EPO in 1996.

In Monday's edition of Germany daily ...

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