Ruffoni banned for four years

Nicola Ruffoni at Tirreno-Adriatico

Nicola Ruffoni at Tirreno-Adriatico (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

The UCI announced on Thursday that the Anti-Doping Tribunal has found Nicola Ruffoni guilty of an anti-doping rule violation after the rider returned a positive test for GH-Releasing Peptides (GHRP) in April. The Italian, who was contracted with Bardiani-CSF until his doping positive this year, was given a four-year ban.

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