Report: Dutch Federation concealed doping positive in 2011

Fans wonder if riders are on EPO or not.
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The Royal Dutch Cycling Union (KNWU) deliberately concealed a positive EPO test in 2011, an investigation by Dutch website Wielerflits has found.

The rider, who has not been named but had competed in international races for the Netherlands, tested positive for EPO on May 4, 2011 in an out-of-competition test. The rider immediately retired from racing, with Wielerflits noting that they "managed to persuade the KNWU not to publicise the case."

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