Report: Belgian doc denies doping

Updated: December 22, 2012, 1:58 PM ET
Associated Press

AMSTERDAM -- A Dutch newspaper claims that a team doctor with the former Rabobank cycling team played a central role in doping by its riders.

The Belgian doctor, Geert Leinders, denies any involvement. The report in the NRC Handelsblad is based on statements by American rider Levi Leipheimer -- a Rabo cyclist from 2002-04 -- given as part of his testimony to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency during its Lance Armstrong investigation.

Although that testimony has already been published, NRC ...

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