Andreu's former team responds to doping admission

Former US Postal riders Frankie Andreu and another anonymous rider's admissions that they used EPO in 1999 has caused a storm of reactions from everyone from Lance Armstrong to UCI president Pat McQuaid. The management of the Discovery Channel (formerly US Postal) team has also now issued a statement in response to the admissions, which were made to the New York Times.

"The US Postal and Discovery Channel Professional Cycling Teams have had a long standing "no tolerance" policy with respect to the use of performance enhancing drugs. No rider has ever had a positive test during the 10 years these teams have competed. However, it has recently come to light that a former rider, Frankie Andreu, has admitted to the use of a banned substance while he was a member of the team.

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