14 Oct 2008

Another Tour de France rider fails drug test

7:03 am on 14 October 2008

Another prominent road cyclist has failed a drug test taken during this year's Tour de France.

Austria's Bernhard Kohl, the top climber on the tour and third placegetter overall, has returned a positive test to the new generation blood-boosting drug EPO CERA.

The news was confirmed by Kohl's team manager.