French rider tests positive at Giro
AIGLE, Switzerland -- The UCI has notified French rider Sylvain Georges he tested positive for a banned stimulant in a doping test at the Giro d'Italia.
The international cycling federation says traces of the stimulant Heptaminol were found in a urine sample from the AG2R La Mondiale rider after Friday's seventh stage. Georges can request that a backup "B" sample be tested.
No provisional ban was given.
During last week's fourth stage, Georges attempted an audacious solo attack ...
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