Operación Puerto doping case http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30038/all en UPDATE 1-Soccer-Spanish league chief denies doping allegations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/update-1-soccer-spanish-league-chief-denies-doping-allegations <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* LFP chief denies involvement in doping at Real Sociedad</p> <p>* Allegations made by former Sociedad president Badiola</p> <p>* Club says has a "zero tolerance" policy towards doping (Adds Sociedad statement)</p> <p>MADRID, Feb 4 (Reuters) - The head of Spain's professional soccer league (LFP), Jose Luis Astiazaran, has denied allegations made in As sports daily on Monday that he was complicit in the provision of banned substances to players while president of Real Sociedad.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130204/update-1-soccer-spanish-league-chief-denies-doping-allegations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Spain Operación Puerto doping case Real Sociedad Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Feb 2013 20:00:36 +0000 5745719 at http://www.globalpost.com Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Monday Feb 11 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-monday-feb-11 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Reuters sports schedule at 1400 GMT on Monday:</p> <p>- - - -</p> <p>SOCCER</p> <p>Premier League</p> <p>Liverpool v West Bromwich Albion (2000)</p> <p>West Brom test for Liverpool</p> <p>Liverpool can climb to seventh place, three points behind neighbours Everton, with a victory over West Bromwich Albion who are ninth in the table. (SOCCER-ENGLAND/, (PIX), expect by 2200 GMT/5 PM ET, by Alan Baldwin, 400 words)</p> <p>- -</p> <p>La Liga</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/reuters-sports-schedule-at-1400-gmt-monday-feb-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jörg Jaksche Operación Puerto doping case Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 14:15:40 +0000 5752697 at http://www.globalpost.com Doping-Jaksche casts doubt on Fuentes defence in Puerto trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/doping-jaksche-casts-doubt-fuentes-defence-puerto-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Iain Rogers</p> <p>MADRID, Feb 11 (Reuters) - German cyclist Joerg Jaksche told the Operation Puerto trial on Monday that the treatment he received from Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes was designed to beat doping controls and had nothing to do with genuine health issues.</p> <p>On the first day of testimony from professional riders before the judge in Madrid, Jaksche's evidence could have a bearing on whether the court decides that Fuentes, who denies doping, and his four fellow defendants violated public health laws.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130211/doping-jaksche-casts-doubt-fuentes-defence-puerto-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Drugs in sport Entertainment Operación Puerto doping case Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Mon, 11 Feb 2013 17:45:22 +0000 5752897 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Contador not to testify at Puerto trial http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/cycling-contador-not-testify-at-puerto-trial <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former Tour de France winner Alberto Contador will not testify at the "Operacion Puerto" trial in defence of Manolo Sainz, his former manager at the Liberty Seguros cycling team, the defendant's lawyer confirmed on Tuesday.</p> <p>Sainz is on trial along with four others, including the principal accused Eufemiano Fuentes, for endangering public health by sanctioning blood transfusions.</p> <p>"Looking at how the process is developing, I will not call Alberto Contador as a witness," Ignacio Arroyo told reporters.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130219/cycling-contador-not-testify-at-puerto-trial" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Alberto Contador Operación Puerto doping case Sports AFP Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:01:38 +0000 5760399 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Fuentes claims Real Madrid owe him money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-fuentes-claims-real-madrid-owe-him-money <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Spanish doctor at the centre of a blood doping scandal has claimed that football giants Real Madrid owe him money.</p> <p>Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes is currently on trial in Madrid on charges of endangering public health by performing blood transfusions on a number of high-profile cyclists.</p> <p>However, as the penultimate day of his trial closed, he told awaiting journalists that he was looking for money owed to him by the nine-time European Champions.</p> <p>"I am interested in receiving the debt Real Madrid have with me and is nearly due to be paid," he told National Spanish Radio. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-fuentes-claims-real-madrid-owe-him-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eufemiano Fuentes Operación Puerto doping case Sports AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:16:00 +0000 5791506 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Fuentes clams Real Madrid owe him money http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-fuentes-clams-real-madrid-owe-him-money <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Spanish doctor at the centre of a blood doping scandal has claimed that football giants Real Madrid owe him money.</p> <p>Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes is currently on trial in Madrid on charges of endangering public health by performing blood transfusions on a number of high-profile cyclists.</p> <p>However, as the penultimate day of his trial closed, he told awaiting journalists that he was looking for money owed to him by the nine-time European Champions.</p> <p>"I am interested in receiving the debt Real Madrid have with me and is nearly due to be paid," he told National Spanish Radio. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130322/football-fuentes-clams-real-madrid-owe-him-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eufemiano Fuentes Operación Puerto doping case Sports AFP Fri, 22 Mar 2013 21:16:35 +0000 5791514 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Prosecutor to appeal blood bag destruction http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130517/cycling-prosecutor-appeal-blood-bag-destruction <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The public prosecutor in the Operation Puerto case in which Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes was sentenced to a year in prison has signalled its intention to appeal his sentence and the destruction of more than 200 blood bags seized from his apartments.</p> <p>Fuentes was found guilty of endangering public health along with one of his co-accused Jose Ignacio Labarta, who was given a four-month sentence, in performing blood extractions and transfusions on a number of high profile cyclists.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130517/cycling-prosecutor-appeal-blood-bag-destruction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eufemiano Fuentes Operación Puerto doping case Sports AFP Fri, 17 May 2013 13:30:05 +0000 5840148 at http://www.globalpost.com Former cyclist Ullrich admits to Fuentes treatment http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130622/former-cyclist-ullrich-admits-fuentes-treatment <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>BERLIN (Reuters) - Disgraced former Tour de France winner Jan Ullrich has admitted that he underwent blood-doping procedures under the guidance of a Spanish doctor at the heart of a major drugs scandal.</p> <p>The 39-year-old German, who was banned for two years in 2012 for a doping offence, had previously confessed to having contact with Eufemiano Fuentes but consistently denied being illegally assisted by the doctor.</p> <p>On Saturday, however, Ullrich was quoted in German weekly news magazine Focus as saying he had been helped by Fuentes.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130622/former-cyclist-ullrich-admits-fuentes-treatment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Jan Ullrich Jan Ullrich Law Operación Puerto doping case Social Issues Sports Thomson Reuters Sat, 22 Jun 2013 10:46:01 +0000 5864286 at http://www.globalpost.com Cycling: Belkin split with Sanchez over possible Operation Puerto link http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131009/cycling-belkin-split-sanchez-over-possible-operation-puerto-link <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Dutch cycling team Belkin have split with Spanish rider Luis Leon Sanchez amid accusations he was linked to Spanish doctor Eufemiano Fuentes in the Operation Puerto blood doping racket, the De Telegraaf daily reported Wednesday.</p> <p>Spanish police believed Sanchez was a client of the doctor in 2006 while riding for the Liberty Seguros team -- something the 29-year-old denies.</p> <p>Sanchez has won several major titles, including the San Sebastian Classic in 2010 and 2012, the 2009 Paris-Nice, the Tour Down Under in 2005 and four stages of the Tour de France.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131009/cycling-belkin-split-sanchez-over-possible-operation-puerto-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Eufemiano Fuentes Luis Leon Sanchez Operación Puerto doping case Sports AFP Wed, 09 Oct 2013 12:31:15 +0000 5955973 at http://www.globalpost.com Football: Spanish Court confirms Le Monde defamation judgement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140224/football-spanish-court-confirms-le-monde-defamation-judgement <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Spanish Supreme Court on Monday ordered French daily newspaper Le Monde to pay football giants Real Madrid and Barcelona more than 300,000 euros ($412,000) in damages for defamation.</p> <p>The court upheld a judgment against the newspaper and journalist Stephane Mandard over a 2006 article about doping, which had earlier been confirmed on appeal.</p> <p>Le Monde must pay Real Madrid 300,000 euros and Dr Alfonso del Corral, the director of the Real medical department, 30,000 euros.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140224/football-spanish-court-confirms-le-monde-defamation-judgement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Ethics Hospitality Law Operación Puerto doping case Politics Sports AFP Mon, 24 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