The following riders have been sanctioned for doping offences:
Daniele Bennati (Ita), tested positive with betamethasone during the race Gent-Welvegem (Bel) on April 6, 2005, sanctioned by the Italian cycling Federation, warning.
Eric Berthou (Fra), tested positive with salbutamol during the race Circuit Cycliste Sarthe - Pays de la Loire (Fra) on April 8, 2005, sanctioned by the French cycling Federation, warning and disqualification of the event.
Thomas Aberg (Swe), did not come to the anti-doping control during the World Masters Time Trial Championship (Aut) on August 25, 2004, sanctioned by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, suspension of one year from October 5, 2004 to October 5, 2005, disqualification of the race.
Marc Lotz (Ned), sanctioned by the Belgian cycling Federation for admission of doping, suspension of two years from June 1, 2005 to May 31, 2007.
Oleksandr Onoshko (Ukr), tested positive with nandrolone during the Int. Presidency Turkey Tour (Tur) on May 7, 2005, sanctioned by the Ukranian Cycling Federation, suspension of two years from July 5, 2005 to July 5, 2007, disqualification of the race.