David George fails doping test

Updated: November 6, 2012, 11:14 AM ET
Associated Press

CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- South African cyclist David George, a former teammate of Lance Armstrong, admitted using the blood-boosting drug EPO on Tuesday after failing a doping test.

George failed an out-of-competition test on Aug. 29, the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport said Tuesday. He was provisionally suspended by Cycling South Africa and faces a two-year ban.

George cycled on Armstrong's U.S. Postal Service team in 1999 and 2000. George said he wouldn't ask for his ...

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