Lance Armstrong at anti-doping control during the 2005 Tour de France (Photo by Alexandre MARCHI/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)For years, anti-doping authorities have struggled against the ever-evolving campaigns cheaters use to gain an advantage.
Kristijan Koren was pulled from the Giro d'Italia after being linked with a doping scandal (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)Bahrain-Merida has fired a rider and a sports director after they were banned by the UCI for their links with the Operation Aderlass blood doping scandal.
Stefan Denifl on his way to victory on stage 17 of the 2017 Vuelta a España
(Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)Stefan Denifl is the second rider to be charged with fraud in the wake of the Operation Aderlass blood doping ring.
(Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)The names of athletes linked to the Operation Puerto blood doping scandal will not be made public, according to reports.
New York City skyline (Photo by Gary Hershorn/Getty Images)One rider tried to avoid detection by pretending to be his own twin brother, who was also taking part in the event
Juan José Amador in the Tour of the Alps 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)The UCI has suspended Manzana Postobon, despite the team having already folded following two doping scandals.
(Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)Former road cyclist and mountain bike rider Christina Kollmann-Forstner has been suspended by the UCI over suspected links with the Operation Aderlass blood doping scandal.
Manzana Postobon at the Tour of Algarve 2017 (Photo by Filipe Amorim/NurPhoto via Getty Images)The Colombian team faced suspension after two of their riders returned AAFs within the same twelve-month period
Juan José Amador in the Tour of the Alps 2019 (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)Their rider Juan José Amador was notified of an Adverse Analytical Finding (AAF) during an out-of-competition control held in October 2018
Kristijan Koren has been pulled from the Giro d'Italia after being linked with a doping scandal (Photo: Yuzuru SUNADA)The Austrian blood doping scandal has hit the Giro d’Italia and the Tour of California as the UCI has published four names believed to be connected with the case.