Agence France-PresseMarch 31, 2013 12:16
Former France international scrum-half Jean-Pierre Elissalde admitted on Sunday to having doped during his career.
The 59-year-old, whose son Jean-Baptiste also played scrum-half for his country and is presently backs coach at Toulouse, said that there had been nothing out of the ordinary in taking doping products at the time.
"In the 1970s and 1980s amphetamines were widely taken," Elissalde told French radio station Radio Bleu.
"It was taken by cyclists, by footballers, and obviously by rugby players.