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Hoffmann accused of blood doping

The Associated Press reported yesterday that 2002 cross country skiing Olympic gold medalist, Austrian Christian Hoffmann is being investigated by Austrian prosecutors under suspicion of blood doping.   

Austrian Criminal Intelligence Service spokesman Gerald Tatzgern told the Austria Press Agency that prosecutors have “reasonable suspicion” that Hoffmann was involved in illegal blood enrichment.

The Kurier newspaper reported that Hoffmann allegedly conspired with cyclists Bernhard Kohl and Michael Rasmussen. Kohl’s former manager, Stefan Matschine was arrested in March and has admitted he was involved with Kohl’s doping. Hoffmann has denied any unlawful activity.

The Associated Press reported yesterday that 2002 cross country skiing Olympic gold medalist, Austrian Christian Hoffmann is being investigated by Austrian prosecutors under suspicion of blood doping.   

Austrian Criminal Intelligence Service spokesman Gerald Tatzgern told the Austria Press Agency that prosecutors have “reasonable suspicion” that Hoffmann was involved in illegal blood enrichment.

The Kurier newspaper reported that Hoffmann allegedly conspired with cyclists Bernhard Kohl and Michael Rasmussen. Kohl’s former manager, Stefan Matschine was arrested in March and has admitted he was involved with Kohl’s doping. Hoffmann has denied any unlawful activity.

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