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Antidoping agency savages Lance Armstrong’s doctors

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: (Published 15 October 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e6912
  1. Edward Davies
  1. 1BMJ, New York

Doctors who had received life bans from working in all sports earlier this year in relation to the Lance Armstrong doping conspiracy have been heavily and repeatedly criticized in the full report into the investigation.

Luis Garcia del Moral and Michele Ferrari, who worked with the cyclist during his seven year Tour de France reign, were both banned for life in July by the US Anti-Doping Agency, while a third team doctor, Pedro Celaya, is contesting the charges and taking …

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