Michael Rasmussen admits doping

Updated: January 31, 2013, 11:16 AM ET
Associated Press

HERNING, Denmark -- Danish rider Michael Rasmussen admitted Thursday that he took performance-enhancing drugs for more than a decade, the latest cyclist to acknowledge doping since Lance Armstrong's confession this month.

Rasmussen, a climbing specialist who won stage victories in the Tour de France and Spanish Vuelta, said he took testosterone and growth hormones and had blood transfusions from 1998-2010 in an effort to boost his performance.

The 38-year-old Dane said he would quit ...

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